On Mon Nov 29 10, Brandon Gooch wrote: > On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 8:40 AM, bluethundr <bluethu...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hey list > > > > On my CentOS machines I usually keep track of my rsa key with > > ssh-agent, ssh-add and keychain > > > > I would like to know > > > > a) how to install keychain under FreeBSD > > and > > b) how to fix this error: > > > > [bluethu...@lbsd2:~]#ssh sum1 > > Enter passphrase for key '/home/bluethundr/.ssh/id_rsa': > > [bluethu...@lbsd2:~]#exec ssh-agent bash
^^ this looks wrong. i think you want eval `ssh-agent` so the envars get set. otherwise ssh-add won't know where to look for a running ssh-agent. cheers. alex > > [bluethu...@lbsd2:~]#ssh-add > > Could not open a connection to your authentication agent.a > > > > > > Whenever I try to ssh to another box on the network (with a homedir > > shared amongst all centos and FreeBSD machines) it prompts me for my > > passphrase. Usually on the CentOS boxes exec ssh-agent bash does the > > trick. Anyone have any idea why this isn't working on the FreeBSD box? > > > > thanks!! > > The man page for ssh-agent is very informative: > > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=ssh-agent&sektion=1 > > I read it recently when setting up my system to do as you're trying to do. > > Of course, don't hesitate to refer to the EXCELLENT FreeBSD Handbook, > it is absolutely one of the best references I've ever seen for any > software: > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/openssh.html > > Good luck! > > -Brandon -- a13x _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"