- You need an SSH Agent (such as Pageant that comes from the same place
as Putty). This runs on your PC and automatically supplies your
passphrase. You still have to enter your passphrase once into pagaent
every time you start your PC, but not at every login.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Niklas Söderberg"
> Hi all!
> I'm trying to get access to my slug using OpenSSH, but without
> I've followed the instructions atwhen I
> http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/HowTo/UseOpenSSHForRemoteAccess, but
> connect with Putty the server keeps asking for my passphrase. I'vechecked
> and re-checked all permissions for /root, /root/.ssh andauthorized_keys,
> I've tried fiddling with some options for OpenSSH, but I cant get itto stop
> asking for my passphrase. There is nothing in /var/log/messagesindicating a
> failure of some sort. If I enter my passphrase I get logged in ok, but Ito not
> thought the whole point with using my private key for logging in was
> having to enter the passphrase all the time?
> Got any ideas where I've gone wrong?
> Running Unslung 5.5.
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