On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:37:03PM +0000, Stephen Shirley mentioned:
> It doesn't make any difference. To do rsa authentication, you need to have
> your key held by an agent. All that means is that when prompted for your
> password by the agent you can just hit return. You should setup the agent
> to run when you log into your local machine.
But...but...I had SSH setup to not ask for a password before. And it
worked. And there was no agent. And I don't want to use an agent, as it's
on a pair of backend servers that no one is supposed to login to.
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