Subject: Re: Re: ssh-add and crontab
To: Joel CARNAT <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/17/2005 15:36:57
On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 03:32:15PM +0100, Joel CARNAT wrote:

> your script looked a bit complex for me...
> so I used the SSH_AUTH_SOCK/SSH_AGENT_PID way of doing it.

I might be missing the whole point of this, but using an artificial
connection to a differen ssh-agent sounds a bit strange to me.

Why don't you just create another key soley for this purpose, without
a passphrase, and let the cron jobs use that?