RE: ssh-add and passphrase

From: Turner, Carl H [NTWK SVCS] (CarlTurner_at_NMCC.SprintSpectrum.com)
Date: 08/26/03

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    Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 10:33:53 -0500
    To: "Armin M. Safarians" <armin.safarians@safeway.com>, <secureshell@securityfocus.com>
    
    

    If you are wanting to place a passphrase in memory via ssh-agent (or something similar) w/o user interaction, you are defeating the whole purpose of this feature.
    If you don't want human interaction to get the passphrase back into memory when ssh-agent dies, don't use passphrases.

    -Carl

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Armin M. Safarians [mailto:armin.safarians@safeway.com]
    Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 1:12 PM
    To: secureshell@securityfocus.com
    Subject: ssh-add and passphrase

    Can someone tell me how I can enter a passphrase for an indentity inside
    an agent using ssh-add authomatically. I mean non-interactive.
    I have a need to do this from a script.?

    Thanks,

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