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From Abhinav Shah <>
Subject Re: tomcat service public key
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2009 05:57:15 GMT

are you sure that the tomcat user is on the list of users allowed to do ssh
on the svn server.. one way to check is login as tomcat user on RHEL box and
then do a ssh to the svn server..

Gagan Malik wrote:
> Hi, I'm a newbie to both tomcat and ssh and here's my problem:
> I have a web-app (Hudson) running on tomcat (ver 5). This Tomcat runs as a
> service on RHEL box. Hudson triggers a custom 'ant' script to do a build
> which uses ssh to login to another server (svn server).
> The ant script runs perfectly fine when triggered manually, since the user
> that runs it shares his public key with the svn server. But when the same
> is done via Hudson, it fails since hudson is run by the user: tomcat.
> How can I generate and share the public key of user 'tomcat' (the service)
> with the svn server so that the ant script does not fail.
> I get this error:
> Could not create directory '/usr/share/tomcat5/.ssh'.
> Host key verification failed.
> svn: Connection closed unexpectedly
> Any help is appreciated.
> Thanks

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