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RE: SSH Connection



You need to create keys.  It's been awhile, but it's spelled out fairly well
in the man pages for ssh-keygen.  One gotcha I remember is that the perms on
the .ssh directory need to be very tight (600 maybe). 

Regards, Marshall

-----Original Message-----
From: Kelley Coleman med va gov [mailto:Kelley Coleman med va gov] 
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 9:53 AM
To: redhat-list redhat com
Subject: SSH Connection


I would like to run a script on box A that connects to box B, executes a
script there, then returns to complete the original script.  The user
accounts are different on each box.  Box A user is 'oracle', box B user is
'ias'.

I tried:

ssh servername -l ias /u01/ias/scripts/test_script.sh

but I'm prompted for a password.

I tried putting the password into the script where it seems to want it, but
again, I'm prompted for a password and it processes the password in the
script as a command.

Do I need to do something in the ssh_config?  known_hosts? authorized_keys?

I'm not thrilled with the thought of having the password in a script file.
So if there's a better way, I'm all for hearing it!

Thanks in advance...

Kelley Coleman
Database Administrator
VA Health Administration Center
Denver, Colorado
303-331-7521-o
888-732-8802-p
720-319-0454-c

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