Subject: ssh-add and crontab
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joel CARNAT <email@example.com>
Date: 03/16/2005 10:44:08
I have a "scp -i ~/.ssh/HOME_key ..." in my crontab (to copy seti@HOME
results from work to my home machine). I used "ssh-add ~/.ssh/HOME_key"
in my .xsession so that I won't need to provide the passphrase each
When I use the key (in a xterm) to connect (or scp), the ssh-agent is OK
(aka, I don't have to provide the passphrase), but the crontab entry
fails saying "Permission denied (publickey,keyboard-interactive).".
I think the problem is that crontab don't use ssh-agent...
I restarted cron after adding the key (just to test) but it doesn't
solve anything. Any one knows how to use ssh-agent with crontab ?
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