Accessing Computer

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Jan 8 15:13:55 UTC 2010

Carmel <carmel_ny at> writes:

> On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 14:58:23 +0100 Pieter de Goeje <pieter at> articulated:
>> You might want to take a look at ssh-agent. I think PuTTY has an equivalent. 
>> It lets you do remote logins without putting your key(s) everywhere. I've not 
>> yet tried this myself, but I plan on testing it sometime.
> I use agent.  All that agent does is cache your password so you do not
> have to re-enter it each time you make a connection.

The agent can be forwarded with the connection.  
In your case, it would remove the need for a second key on the second machine.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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