how to make ssh-agent automatically

Morche Matthias
Thu Dec 1 09:27:00 GMT 2005

Yes, and I'm trying very hard to avoid it's use in my local environment
:-) But thanks for that reminder anyway...


Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Dec  1 08:34, Morche Matthias wrote:
>> You just want to connect from one host to another one. It's totally
>> sufficient to set up the key and copy the public part into authorized
>> keys on the remote host. I never used ssh-agent nor ssh-add and
>> passwordless logins to several hosts and Windows are hourly routine.
>> Why do you need them?
> Did you ever heard the term "passphrase"?  man ssh-keygen.
> Corinna
> --
> Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin
> to Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
> Red Hat, Inc.

Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

More information about the Cygwin mailing list