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Re: Ssh keys problem



On Tuesday 21 March 2006 17:18, Andy Green wrote:
> >
> > Identity added: /home/anne/.ssh/id_dsa (/home/anne/.ssh/id_dsa)
>
> Well you're good to go then.  Every boot it seems an ssh-agent is
> started for you, which is half the battle, creating an empty pocket that
> everything can see how to talk to through the environment vars.
>
> The other half is that once after boot you must do that ssh-add to get
> your default key in that pocket with the passphrase so it can give it to
> apps that ask for it.  After that you should be working.
>

Right.  I had understood that the first time you did anything with ssh it 
asked the password then cached it, the way gpg-agent does.

Thanks for the help and explanations.

Anne

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