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Re: tramp: password prompt


From: Clemens Fischer
Subject: Re: tramp: password prompt
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 21:11:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i386--freebsd)

address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:

> "Michael P. Soulier" <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> address@hidden msoulier]$ ssh rabbit
>> Enter passphrase for RSA key '/home/msoulier/.ssh/identity':
>>
>>     Tramp does not prompt me when this prompt comes up, it just times out.
>> Also, I often get prompted twice when I am at work, once for the passcode,
>> once for the remote user password. 
>
> Hm.  Recent versions of Tramp have a regular expression
> tramp-password-prompt-regexp.  It seems that the default value should
> work, but you never know...  Does it work to frob that variable?

the situation changes, of course, if the users identity is rejected by
the remote sshd, eg. because he tries to enter from a root account.
although i don't see a specific reason to do so, sshd can be
configured to reject anybody beeing root at home.

clemens


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