How do I scp files between SSH public key targets?
ryanbyrd at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 11:24:04 MST 2011
you need agent forwarding:
On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Kenneth Burgener <kenneth at mail1.ttak.org>wrote:
> I have setup my network with public keys, which works great, but how do
> I copy files between two target systems? My desktop has my private key,
> and I have several target systems with a copy of my public key. I can
> ssh into any of the targets without issue, but if I try to scp files
> between two targets, it fails as the targets do not have my private
> key. Is there a mechanism to forward the established authentication
> though a connection? Is this what ssh-agent is for? Any suggestions?
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