[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#756172: ITP: ssh-cron -- cron-like job scheduler than handles ssh key passphrases


Jonathan Yu <jawnsy@cpan.org> writes:
> On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 4:54 AM, Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de>
> wrote:
>> Why would one use such a tool? passphraseless keys exist, and can be
>> configured to be secure.
> This sounds interesting. Do you have a link to some documentation on this
> technique?

It is possible to restrict keys in .ssh/authorized_keys so that they are
only allowed to run specific commands, see the 'command="command"' bit in
man:sshd(8). One probably wants to combine this with no-port-forwarding
and similar options.


Reply to: