How to stop ssh-agent being started?

Chris G cl at
Thu Feb 21 21:41:33 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 02:56:51PM -0500, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Chris G wrote:
> > I'm running Fedora 7 but I *don't* want ssh-agent started
> > automatically, it gets in the way of an ssh pipe I sometimes need to
> > create.
> I'm curious to know how it interferes?  And can't you simply unset
> SSH_AGENT_PID and/or SSH_AUTH_SOCK before you create the ssh pipe if
> having the agent really does interfere?
I guess I could investigate in depth but I'd really prefer not to have
ssh-agent started at all.  The way I use ssh means that it's just a

Chris Green

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