[Bro] broctl install failed: host key verification failed

Sven Dreyer sven at dreyer-net.de
Wed Jul 15 03:42:30 PDT 2015

Hi Thomas,


I had authorized_keys and known_hosts already set up, but known_hosts 
only for "localhost", not for "::1". It turned out you need both of them.

Thanks again!

Am 14.07.2015 um 16:53 schrieb Thomas:
> Hi Sven,
>> Am 13.07.2015 um 23:57 schrieb Sven Dreyer <sven at dreyer-net.de>:
>> Did you solve it? I'm facing exactly the same issue (also on Debian Jessie amd64)...
> I solved this issue following these steps, working into the console in front of a local machine:
> - if not yet happen create an SSH key (ssh-keygen -t rsa, without password, press ENTER several times), for root or for the local account running broctl
> - copy or add the public key (~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub) to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys
> then, important:
> - open SSH connections to your local machine:
> 		ssh localhost
> and 		ssh ::1
> You shouldn’t get a password request due to authorized_keys. Important because without both (IPv4 and IPv6) connections I couldn’t solve the problem. Maybe it depends on the entry in known_hosts?
> Now broctl -> install or broctl ->  deploy should work.
> Good luck.
> Thomas
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