Public key has been denied
The public key for my server was working until today. Now when I try connecting to my server using ssh -v firstname.lastname@example.org, the following output is returned.
OpenSSH_8.1p1, LibreSSL 2.7.3 debug1: Reading configuration data /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/config debug1: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/config line 1: Applying options for * debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 47: Applying options for * debug1: Connecting to 18.104.22.168 [22.214.171.124] port 22. debug1: Connection established. debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_rsa type 0 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_rsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_dsa type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_dsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ecdsa type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ecdsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ed25519 type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ed25519-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_xmss type -1 debug1: identity file /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_xmss-cert type -1 debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_8.1 debug1: Remote protocol version 2.0, remote software version OpenSSH_7.6p1 Ubuntu-4ubuntu0.3 debug1: match: OpenSSH_7.6p1 Ubuntu-4ubuntu0.3 pat OpenSSH_7.0*,OpenSSH_7.1*,OpenSSH_7.2*,OpenSSH_7.3*,OpenSSH_7.4*,OpenSSH_7.5*,OpenSSH_7.6*,OpenSSH_7.7* compat 0x04000002 debug1: Authenticating to 126.96.36.199:22 as 'mikehermary' debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT received debug1: kex: algorithm: curve25519-sha256 debug1: kex: host key algorithm: ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 debug1: kex: server->client cipher: email@example.com MAC: <implicit> compression: none debug1: kex: client->server cipher: firstname.lastname@example.org MAC: <implicit> compression: none debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_ECDH_REPLY debug1: Server host key: ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 SHA256:riDtnLiJ56tFIZhjyIuT0yxV0MaK4zuwrSE1zGdcg5Q debug1: Host '188.8.131.52' is known and matches the ECDSA host key. debug1: Found key in /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/known_hosts:16 debug1: rekey out after 134217728 blocks debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS sent debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS received debug1: rekey in after 134217728 blocks debug1: Will attempt key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_rsa RSA SHA256:ZcqcTB8oS8GdBCheA/ubHLn0l15IidHaRzqYk5t+BOQ debug1: Will attempt key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_dsa debug1: Will attempt key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ecdsa debug1: Will attempt key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ed25519 debug1: Will attempt key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_xmss debug1: SSH2_MSG_EXT_INFO received debug1: kex_input_ext_info: server-sig-algs=<ssh-ed25519,ssh-rsa,rsa-sha2-256,rsa-sha2-512,ssh-dss,ecdsa-sha2-nistp256,ecdsa-sha2-nistp384,ecdsa-sha2-nistp521> debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey debug1: Next authentication method: publickey debug1: Offering public key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_rsa RSA SHA256:ZcqcTB8oS8GdBCheA/ubHLn0l15IidHaRzqYk5t+BOQ debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey debug1: Trying private key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_dsa debug1: Trying private key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ecdsa debug1: Trying private key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_ed25519 debug1: Trying private key: /Users/michaelhermary/.ssh/id_xmss debug1: No more authentication methods to try.
The private key is named digitalocean and the public key is named digitalocean.pub.
I am able to log into the server using the Console Access terminal in the browser using my username and password. It just seems that the keys have become corrupted or something.
The root user was disabled after I created a new user.
I am new to server management and am just learning as I go. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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