[Python-Dev] Where to put the PEPs? (was: Re: Python-dev summary: July 1-15)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Skip Montanaro)
Fri, 21 Jul 2000 09:36:31 -0500 (CDT)
Donald> That's mostly correct, but... you are assuming that the private
Donald> side of the key (.ssh/identity on the local host) has not been
Donald> encrypted with a passphrase. If it has, the scp command will
Donald> prompt for it instead of the remote password. When using an
Donald> encrypted private key ssh-agent is the answer.
Okay, someone has to admit ignorance. Might as well be me. ;-)
1. How can I tell if my .ssh/identity file has been encrypted?
2. If it hasn't, how do I encrypt it?
When I run ssh-add, it prompts me for my passphrase. Is that sufficient to
suggest I have an encrypted identity file?