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    SubjectRe: ssh primer (was Re: pull vs push (was Re: [bk patch] Make cardbus compile in -pre4))
    On Sat, Feb 09, 2002 at 07:54:29PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > Herbert Xu wrote:
    > >
    > > Setup your key with an empty passphrase should do the trick.
    > Ug. no. That is way way insecure.
    > Most modern distros have an ssh-agent running as a parent of all
    > X-spawned processed (including processes spawned by xterms). So, one
    > only needs to run
    > ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_dsa ~/.ssh/identity
    > once, and input your password once. After that, no passwords are
    > needed.

    This is fine for interactive use. But for a daily cron job, it's
    just as insecure as no passphrases at all.
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 is out! ( )
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