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From f...@hyperreal.org
Subject cvs commit: apache-devsite devnotes.html
Date Tue, 14 Dec 1999 17:45:18 GMT
fanf        99/12/14 09:45:17

  Modified:    .        devnotes.html
  Log:
  One of my colleages noted that this page recommends using
  unencrypted ssh keys. It's better to use the ssh-agent.
  Submitted by:	Mike Bristow <michaelb@demon.net>
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.13      +6 -5      apache-devsite/devnotes.html
  
  Index: devnotes.html
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/apache-devsite/devnotes.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.12
  retrieving revision 1.13
  diff -u -r1.12 -r1.13
  --- devnotes.html	1999/10/12 21:47:08	1.12
  +++ devnotes.html	1999/12/14 17:45:17	1.13
  @@ -220,11 +220,12 @@
      </LI>
      <LI>On your local system generate your SSH public key file 
       <SAMP>~/.ssh/identity.pub</SAMP> via <SAMP>ssh-keygen</SAMP>
and then put
  -    it in <SAMP>~/.ssh/authorized_keys</SAMP> on the repository system.  This
  -    will allow you to access the repository without having to enter a password
  -    for each CVS operation. But make sure that you didn't enter a passphrase
  -    when running <SAMP>ssh-keygen</SAMP> or you need to enter that one
  -    instead of the password (which would be no gain).
  +    it in <SAMP>~/.ssh/authorized_keys</SAMP> on the repository system. If
you
  +    use the <SAMP>ssh-agent</SAMP> this will allow you to access the repository
  +    without having to enter a password for each CVS operation. Use
  +    <SAMP>ssh-add</SAMP> and enter your passphrase once when you start a
  +    session, and <SAMP>ssh-add -D</SAMP> at the end of the session to
  +    delete your unencrypted key from the agent.
      </LI>
     </OL>
   <HR>
  
  
  

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