After re-creating the SSH key, I got the above error from Gitolite.

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➜  TWC  ssh -v thinkwrap@pensieve.thinkwrap.com
OpenSSH_5.3p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: Applying options for *
debug1: Connecting to pensieve.thinkwrap.com [24.137.198.18] port 22.
debug1: Connection established.
debug1: identity file /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/identity type -1
debug1: identity file /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/identity-cert type -1
debug1: identity file /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/id_rsa type 1
debug1: identity file /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/id_rsa-cert type -1
debug1: identity file /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/id_dsa type -1
debug1: identity file /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/id_dsa-cert type -1
debug1: Remote protocol version 2.0, remote software version OpenSSH_5.3
debug1: match: OpenSSH_5.3 pat OpenSSH*
debug1: Enabling compatibility mode for protocol 2.0
debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_5.3
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT received
debug1: kex: server->client aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none
debug1: kex: client->server aes128-ctr hmac-md5 none
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_REQUEST(1024<1024<8192) sent
debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_GROUP
debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_INIT sent
debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_REPLY
debug1: Host 'pensieve.thinkwrap.com' is known and matches the RSA host key.
debug1: Found key in /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/known_hosts:2
debug1: ssh_rsa_verify: signature correct
debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS sent
debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS
debug1: SSH2_MSG_NEWKEYS received
debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_REQUEST sent
debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received
debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,gssapi-keyex,gssapi-with-mic,password
debug1: Next authentication method: gssapi-keyex
debug1: No valid Key exchange context
debug1: Next authentication method: gssapi-with-mic
debug1: Unspecified GSS failure.  Minor code may provide more information
Credentials cache file '/tmp/krb5cc_500' not found
debug1: Unspecified GSS failure.  Minor code may provide more information
Credentials cache file '/tmp/krb5cc_500' not found
debug1: Unspecified GSS failure.  Minor code may provide more information
 
debug1: Unspecified GSS failure.  Minor code may provide more information
Credentials cache file '/tmp/krb5cc_500' not found
debug1: Next authentication method: publickey
debug1: Offering public key: /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/id_rsa
debug1: Remote: Forced command: /home/thinkwrap/gitolite/src/gitolite-shell miro.adamy+ATG11-TrainingVM
debug1: Remote: Port forwarding disabled.
debug1: Remote: X11 forwarding disabled.
debug1: Remote: Agent forwarding disabled.
debug1: Remote: Pty allocation disabled.
debug1: Server accepts key: pkalg ssh-rsa blen 277
Agent admitted failure to sign using the key.
debug1: Trying private key: /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/identity
debug1: Trying private key: /home/thinkwrap/.ssh/id_dsa
debug1: Next authentication method: password
thinkwrap@pensieve.thinkwrap.com's password:

Solution

1) log-out, log on

2) use ‘ssh-add -D’