Plesk Parallels add authorized keys authentication

In Parallels Plesk 9.x, 10.x and 11.x for Linux (in this case CentOS 6.6) there is a bug. You can not authenticate via ssh key or add one f.e. with:

Thats why you have to do this:

  1. Edit ssh deamon configuration:
  2. Add the following line:
  3. Restart the SSH Deamon:
  4. Now the user can add a .ssh folder to his private folder that is read-, write- and executable by himself and his group:
  5. Now the user can put his public key into the private/.ssh/authorized_keys file like this (from local machine):

    and on the machine:
  6. Now he should be able to connect without password prompt. F.e.:

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