From: Stephen Shirley (diamond at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Wed 07 Apr 1999 - 02:12:25 IST
I've no problem with using a .shosts, but what exactly do I put in it? I
couldn't find a proper descritpion anywhere.
Smelly Pooh wrote:
> In reply to Stephen Shirley's flatulent wordings,
> > Mornin',
> > I want to be able to ssh from one machine to another without
> > having to enter a password. The man pages mention using ssh-keygen
> > and placing your identiy.pub into the authorized_keys on the remote
> > machine but this doesn't seem to work. Any suggestions?
> if you're not overly paranoid then you can just create a .rhost (or .shost if
> you don't want to accidentaly use r* commands or /etc/hosts.equiv) file.
> If you want to do it the RSA key way then after the ssh-keygen and moving the
> identity.pub file to .ssh/authorized_keys in the remote account make sure you
> can login with your RSA password. If you can then run ssh-agent which is a
> little daemon that holds your keys, it'll give you a few environment variables
> that you can set on all your shells so they know how to access the daemon.
> Now use ssh-add to add RSA keys to the daemon, it asks you for the password
> the one time and after that you won't have to enter it again
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