[CentOS] OpenSSH multiple private key question

Von Landfried centos.list at eyestreet.com
Wed Sep 26 18:56:10 UTC 2007

Perfect, I knew it was possible, and I was familiar with ~/.ssh/ 
config, just currently only use it for different port settings.

Thanks Luciano!!!!

On Sep 26, 2007, at 2:51 PM, Luciano Rocha wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 02:42:51PM -0400, Von Landfried wrote:
>>  I am using CentOS 4.5 with OpenSSH_3.9p1 and I am curious if  
>> anyone has a
>>  solution for this scenario. I have several pub/priv keys that I  
>> use for
>>  various tasks/reasons. My issue is that I want to have 2 private  
>> keys stored
>>  in ~/.ssh/ and I am not sure the best way to accomplish that.  
>> Currently I am
>>  using ssh-agent, and it works fine for manually performing tasks.  
>> I was
>>  curious if there is a simple way to have multiple private keys  
>> stored in the
>>  same ~/.ssh/ directory without using ssh-agent? Thanks for reading.
> You can name them whatever you want, then add to ~/.ssh/config,
> at the end:
> host *
> identityfile ~/.ssh/key1
> identityfile ~/.ssh/key2
> You can also restrict by host instead of a global definition, of  
> course.
> -- 
> lfr
> 0/0
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