[linux] Connecting to Dante's FTP server

Evan Martin martine at danga.com
Fri Sep 19 12:28:21 PDT 2003

On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 09:55:15AM -0700, Andrew Sengul wrote:

> Ok, installed the latest gftp and the askpass utility, but now it seems

> that gftp is choking on the messages issued from Dante's side. Each

> time I attempt to log in, I get alternating error messages as seen below:


> Opening SSH connection to dante.u.washington.edu

> Running program ssh -e none -l aesengul -p 22 dante.u.washington.edu -s sftp

> 3: Protocol Initialization

> There was an error initializing a SSH connection with the remote server.

> The error message from the remote server follows:

> Warning: Permanently added the DSA host key for IP address

> '' to the list of known hosts.

This is because dante has a whole pile of IPs, and you always get a
different one. You can turn this warning off in your ssh options (I
can't remember exactly how, but I know I found it after a little
reading of manpages).

Evan Martin
martine at danga.com

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