ssh popen stalling on password redirect output?

Jeff Epler jepler at
Sat Jul 16 03:52:19 CEST 2005

In your ssh configuration, specify something like
    PreferredAuthentication "hostbased,publickey"
this will skip trying to use the methods called keyboard-interactive and

You can give this flag on the ssh commandline, too.  read the ssh(1) and
ssh_config(5) manpages for more information.

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