how to make ssh-agent automatically

Thu Dec 1 15:14:00 GMT 2005

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

1. I did that. So why I am asked for my SSH passphrase when I try to SSH
from my local machine to remote machine?

2. In your situation, do you have pass phrases for SSH or not?


> passwordless logins to several hosts and Windows are hourly routine. Why
> do you need them?
>   matthias

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