Enabling ssh-agent?

Andrew Jorgensen andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 15:55:40 MDT 2008


On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 15:42 -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
> I want to SSH from A to B. Then I want to use B's keys to log in from
> B to C.

You'll definitely want to look at keyring then.  It's a neat set of
scripts that handles keeping an agent running in the background so that
it's always there when you log in.

As I recall, though, it's difficult to get keyring to cooperate with GDM
though, so maybe not.  In any case starting up an ssh-agent when you log
in to B is the right way to do this.




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