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SSH

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Use this page to configure the behavior of SSH config files.

ItemDescription
Use authentication agent (ssh-agent or Pageant)If this checkbox is selected, then the authentication is done via the so-called authentication agents, which can be either ssh-agent, or Pageant.
If this checkbox is not selected, then the IdentityFile records in the OpenSSH configuration files are used.
Use OpenSSH configuration fileIf this checkbox is selected, then one should look at the file ~/.ssh/config and (for Linux and MacOS`only) /etc/ssh/ssh_config, from which (in particular) identity file name, timeout settings and host name are taken.
Last modified: 29 November 2017

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