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Re: passwordless ssh-login

On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 12:29, Joerg Johannes wrote:
> Hi everybody
> Is it possible to use different login names on different machines in
> combination with passwordless ssh logins? My situation is the following:
> I have my notebook, where my user account is called "jorg". On the
> university network, I have different user names on several Unix
> machines. I'd like to be able to log into each of these using ssh, but
> not typing my password every time. I tried setting up ssh as described
> in this document:
> http://www.cs.umd.edu/~arun/misc/ssh.html
> but the one machine I tried so far asked me for my password even after
> generating keys and copying to the machine over there. Can someboy help
> me setting this up?

Are you running Debian X environment?
If you are they have already setup an ssh-agent for your login.

run: ssh-add for you various keys... and voila you are good.

You still have to enter the passphrase initially for each key, but then
after which you don't.

REMEMBER ED CURRY! http://www.iwethey.org/ed_curry

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