Filtering which identities are forwarded by ssh-agent to a given host

Bill Nugent whn at
Sun Feb 1 23:52:26 AEDT 2015


I'm looking for a way to restrict which ssh keys are forwarded to a 
given remote host because we have several ssh domains.  That is, I have 
two keys which I use throughout the day:

I need to forward my network A key to the ssh gateway host for Network A
to allow me to log into hosts on the other side of the gateway but I 
can't have the key for Network B to be forwarded.  Similar thing for 
Network B.  Deleting and adding is painful at best.  I've experimented 
with IdentiesOnly=yes and IdentityFiles but on the network A gateway I 
still see all of my loaded keys including Network B.  Is there a way to 
do this already?  If not, would a Buzilla enhancement request be 
welcome?  Perhaps requesting something along the lines of:

        ForwardIdentity      .ssh/network-a-2014-10-12
and allow additional ForwardIndenty to allow additional keys.

        Thank you,

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