SSH Command Line Password Support

Peter Stuge stuge-openssh-unix-dev at
Thu Aug 28 00:10:50 EST 2008

Jan-Frode Myklebust wrote:
> the admins there for some reason only allow password-based
> authentication.
> What would your answer be if you were in this situation ? 
> Say "no, this is impossible", or hack around it with expect? 

expect works.

The SSH_ASKPASS environment variable is another, perhaps more
reliable, alternative.


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