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Re: SCP connection

by superfrink (Curate)
on Jul 24, 2006 at 19:17 UTC ( #563367=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to SCP connection

You can also look into ssh-agent. This lets you type your password once (to decrypte ssh keys) and then your later processes can use the decrypted key.

The tutorial I used to set it up is at Be sure to read the security notes In particular any process that runs as the same user or as root will be able to use the decrypted credentials to connect to the destination machine.

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