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SubjectRe: pull vs push (was Re: [bk patch] Make cardbus compile in -pre4)
On Sat, 9 Feb 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:

> This is my problem. You could help if you could tell me what exactly
> are the magic wands to wave such that you can ssh in without typing
> a password. I know about ssh-agent but that doesn't help for this,
> I know that in certain cases ssh lets me in without anything. I thought
> there was some routine where you ssh-ed one way and then the other way
> and it left enough state that it trusted you, does any ssh genuis out
> there know what I'm talking about? If I have this, I can set up the
> cron job, I'm sure this is obvious and I'm just overlooking something
> but I can't find it.

Just get the .ssh/ from the client you want to allow in without
a password and copy it inside .ssh/authorized_keys2 in the server.

ssh-agent is useful if you protect your keys with a password so that you
don't have to retype the password to unblock you own key over and over.
Nothing to do with accessing other sites.

If you need any help just tell me.

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