can't figure out ssh, read lots of docs...

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Jun 1 23:51:06 GMT 2005

On 2005-06-01 14:38, Nathan Kinkade <nkinkade at> wrote:
> The poster is correct in that what you probably what to do is setup
> public-key authentication using ssh, however, I would highly recommend
> that you NOT use a blank passphrase for your private key.  ssh-agent,
> a utility that I think comes standard with the openssh package [...]

My strong agreement about *NOT* using empty passphrases.  Indeed,
ssh-agent comes with OpenSSH and it is a _MUCH_ better way of using
SSH keys with non-empty passphrases.

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