[CentOS] scp and key login

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Mon Sep 29 14:18:38 UTC 2008


It seems the certificate-based login doesn't work on both sides of the 
remote connection when using scp?
Scenario:
User on PC A can SSH login to PCs B and C with his certificate, no 
password prompt.
When User on PC A runs a scp operation from B to C he's asked for the 
password on C.

Does the scp actually open a connection from B to C (User doesn't have a 
certificate on B)? This would explain the problem. I hoped to avoid such a 
problem by scping from a third machine that normally has certificate-based 
access to all machines.

Kai

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