Feature request: "SetupCommand" invoked before connecting

Damien Miller djm at mindrot.org
Thu Jul 9 13:54:18 EST 2009

On Thu, 9 Jul 2009, Helmut Grohne wrote:

> Sample Implementation:
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> I propose adding a new configuration item "SetupCommand" for the ssh
> client software. It would accept a string that is treated exactly the
> same as LocalCommand. As with LocalCommand it should also be ignored
> when PermitLocalCommand is disabled. Otherwise the command should be
> executed right before connecting to the server.

If you need to do work before a ssh session, why not just make a shell
script and, optionally, alias ssh to point to your shell script?


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