Finding a resident key stored in an agent without a corresponding file?
me at aaronmdjones.net
Mon Mar 22 22:09:11 AEDT 2021
On 22/03/2021 09:58, Jochen Bern wrote:
> Umh, *does* every privKey that ssh "offers" (as the debug output calls
> it) qualify as an actual authentication attempt, and thus count against
Yes, in my experience it does, and with a large keyring collection in
the agent, or with a lot of keys located at default paths, a server with
a low MaxAuthTries limit will boot me out, before I can even attempt
auth, unless I specify an explicit IdentityFile= and also specify
IdentitiesOnly=yes (so that it doesn't try any others, even those
located at default paths).
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