Oliver Fromme olli at
Thu Nov 23 06:03:12 PST 2006

Stefan Thurner wrote:
 > Oliver Fromme wrote:
 > > Stefan Thurner wrote:
 > > > I would like to activate ssh-agent automatically if I login 
 > > > via ssh.
 > > 
 > > As far as I know there is no mechanism to start ssh-agent
 > > automatically.  (Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.)
 > the session module of should do that. 

Right.  But according to the manpage it kills the agent
upon close of the seesion, which I don't want.  The script
snippet that I pasted lets the agent run permanently, and
only starts a new one if necessary (e.g. after a reboot).

Best regards

Oliver Fromme,  secnetix GmbH & Co. KG, Marktplatz 29, 85567 Grafing
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