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Re: Using Putty/ssh w/stored key and emacs still asks for password


From: AriT93
Subject: Re: Using Putty/ssh w/stored key and emacs still asks for password
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 07:10:12 -0500

Ismael Valladolid Torres writes:
 > gamename escribe:
 > > I've pre-defined public keys in my "~/.ssh/authorized_keys2" file so
 > > that I can ssh to these machines without requiring a password every
 > > time.  This is mostly to allow scripting with minimal hassle.
 > > 
 > > For some reason, even though the ssh session starts fine and no
 > > password is required, emacs asks for a password anyway.  How can I
 > > stop that?
 > 
 > Probably simply authorized_keys is the right name for the file.
 > 
 > Nevertheless after years of using it, I find Cygwin's ssh pretty more
 > comfortable from a command line or Emacs than Putty. Being both of
 > them very nice pieces of software nevertheless.
 > 
 > Cordially, Ismael
 > -- 
 > Ismael Valladolid Torres  m. +34679156321
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 > 
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I previously had the same issues with authorized_keys, I switched to using
pagaent from the PuTTY distribution to act as ssh-agent and that seemed to 
solve it for me.  HTH
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