[CentOS] ssh-agent fails to hold values

Ron Loftin reloftin at twcny.rr.com
Sun Nov 28 17:51:13 EST 2010


On Sun, 2010-11-28 at 17:16 -0500, bluethundr wrote:
> That DID it!!! thanks and I agree.. god? root? what's the difference!! :)

Actually, there IS a difference.

God doesn't have to log in. ;^>

> 
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Ron Loftin <reloftin at twcny.rr.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, 2010-11-28 at 16:35 -0500, bluethundr wrote:
> >> Hello list
> >>
> >> I am attempting to manage my key logins with ssh-agent. However EVERY
> >> time I try to ssh I have to go through the same exact routing and it's
> >> getting a little old...
> >>
> >> [bluethundr at LCENT01:~]#ssh sum3
> >> Enter passphrase for key '/home/bluethundr/.ssh/id_rsa':
> >>
> >> [bluethundr at LCENT01:~]#exec ssh-agent bash
> >> [bluethundr at LCENT01:~]#ssh-add
> >> Enter passphrase for /home/bluethundr/.ssh/id_rsa:
> >> Identity added: /home/bluethundr/.ssh/id_rsa (/home/bluethundr/.ssh/id_rsa)
> >> [bluethundr at LCENT01:~]#ssh sum3
> >> Last login: Sun Nov 28 14:32:34 2010 from localhost.localdomain
> >> #########################################################
> >> #               SUMMITNJHOME.COM                        #
> >> #               TITLE:       LCENT03 BOX                #
> >> #               LOCATION:    SUMMIT BASEMENT            #
> >> #                                                       #
> >> #########################################################
> >> [bluethundr at LCENT03:~]#
> >>
> >>
> >> Does anyone have any suggestions to make ssh-agent hold these values a
> >> bit more persistently?
> >
> > I'm not sure if this will help, but I use the "keychain" package from
> > RPMForge, and it takes most of the pain out of dealing with SSH keys.
> >
> >>
> >> thanks!!
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > --
> > Ron Loftin                      reloftin at twcny.rr.com
> >
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Ron Loftin                      reloftin at twcny.rr.com

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