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Re: Tramp shows destination hostname for proxy

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Tramp shows destination hostname for proxy
Date: Sun, 04 May 2008 13:27:45 +0200
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"Rajagopal Natarajan" <address@hidden> writes:

> I've added a line like the following to make all requests to a particular
> host go through a proxy in .ssh/config
> Host <dest hostname>
> ProxyCommand ssh  /usr/bin/nc -w 60 %h %p
> So, I need to enter password for the proxy one and then for the destination
> host again. SSH and SCP generally show the prompts as
> Password for address@hidden:
> followed by
> Password for address@hidden:
> Whereas tramp shows it as
> Password for address@hidden:
> both times. Considering the fact that a user could have two different
> passwds for the proxy and the destination host, this is a bit
> confusing.

Tramp does not evaluate your .ssh/config, so it cannot know where the
password prompt belongs to. That's why it assumes your target host name
to be used.

I'm sorry, but I don't see how to change it.

> Thanks and Regards,
> Rajagopal N

Best regards, Michael.

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