Specification of identity for ssh client to use
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg-openssh.com at fifthhorseman.net
Thu Dec 8 08:07:10 EST 2005
On December 8, djm at mindrot.org said:
> Alan Barrett wrote:
> > How do I specify an "IdentityFile" that is not a file?
> Darren answered that:
> > You still need a readable copy of the *public* key file to authenticate
> > via a private key stored in ssh-agent.
in particular, if you have a single identity stored in your agent, you can
extract the public key into a file with
ssh-add -L > ~/.ssh/high-priority-key.pub
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