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Re: passwordless ssh-login

Am Mo, den 01.12.2003 schrieb Greg Folkert um 21:22:
> 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.

I am starting Debian X environment using gdm, but after logging in, I
can't find ssh-agent in ps -ae. Only see it after starting it by hand.

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

jorg@notebook-johannes:~$ ssh-add
Could not open a connection to your authentication agent.
jorg@notebook-johannes:~$ ps -ae
 1172 ?        00:00:00 ssh-agent

And now?

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

I dont't get that far... :(


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