Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for directory /home/user SSH Public Key Authentication Failed Solution -

Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for directory /home/user SSH Public Key Authentication Failed Solution

First of all I got this error after accidentally messing up my usergroup by using usermod -G user group

When I would login using SSH keys it would fail:

sshd[2020]: Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for directory /home/one

No worries, the fix is simple!

chmod g-w /home/use


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