Re: ssh vs. rsh
On 27-Jan-1998, Jason Gunthorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Jan 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> > I've been trying to set up connections between my linux box and my ISP like this
> > for a few days, with no luck. I've gen'd keys for each machine, and swapped
> > public keys, but when I ssh in to my local box from my ISP (when I'm at work,
> > I have to go Work -> ISP -> Linux), it asks me for my passphrase, which is many
> > times longer than my login password. How do I do password-less ssh?
> Sounds like you want to use ssh-agent. Basically you go:
> eval `ssh-agent`
> ssh ..
> ssh-add will ash you for your passphrase once and keep your key for you
> untill you log out.
PS: You can put something like that in your xsession, and all
your shells spawned from that xsession will inherit the connection
to ssh-agent and be able to ssh without entering your password.
Tyson Dowd #
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