Accessing Computer

Carmel carmel_ny at
Fri Jan 8 15:30:52 UTC 2010

On Fri, 08 Jan 2010 10:13:52 -0500 Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at> articulated:

> 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.

I was not aware of that. I will have to read up on how to accomplish it.


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