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authorDamien Miller <djm@mindrot.org>1999-12-27 09:23:58 +1100
committerDamien Miller <djm@mindrot.org>1999-12-27 09:23:58 +1100
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parentaae1093640162022abba350d94c3051e6d730425 (diff)
- Automatically correct paths in manpages and configuration files. Patch
and script from Andre Lucas <andre.lucas@dial.pipex.com> - Removed credits from README to CREDITS file, updated.
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-.\" -*- nroff -*-
-.\"
-.\" ssh-add.1
-.\"
-.\" Author: Tatu Ylonen <ylo@cs.hut.fi>
-.\"
-.\" Copyright (c) 1995 Tatu Ylonen <ylo@cs.hut.fi>, Espoo, Finland
-.\" All rights reserved
-.\"
-.\" Created: Sat Apr 22 23:55:14 1995 ylo
-.\"
-.\" $Id: ssh-add.1,v 1.6 1999/12/06 00:47:29 damien Exp $
-.\"
-.Dd September 25, 1999
-.Dt SSH-ADD 1
-.Os
-.Sh NAME
-.Nm ssh-add
-.Nd adds identities for the authentication agent
-.Sh SYNOPSIS
-.Nm ssh-add
-.Op Fl lLdD
-.Op Ar
-.Sh DESCRIPTION
-.Nm
-adds identities to the authentication agent,
-.Xr ssh-agent 1 .
-When run without arguments, it adds the file
-.Pa $HOME/.ssh/identity .
-Alternative file names can be given on the
-command line. If any file requires a passphrase,
-.Nm
-asks for the passphrase from the user.
-The Passphrase it is read from the user's tty.
-.Pp
-The authentication agent must be running and must be an ancestor of
-the current process for
-.Nm
-to work.
-.Pp
-The options are as follows:
-.Bl -tag -width Ds
-.It Fl l
-Lists fingerprints of all identities currently represented by the agent.
-.It Fl L
-Lists public key parameters of all identities currently represented by the agent.
-.It Fl d
-Instead of adding the identity, removes the identity from the agent.
-.It Fl D
-Deletes all identities from the agent.
-.El
-.Sh FILES
-.Bl -tag -width Ds
-.It Pa $HOME/.ssh/identity
-Contains the RSA authentication identity of the user. This file
-should not be readable by anyone but the user.
-Note that
-.Nm
-ignores this file if it is accessible by others.
-It is possible to
-specify a passphrase when generating the key; that passphrase will be
-used to encrypt the private part of this file. This is the
-default file added by
-.Nm
-when no other files have been specified.
-.Pp
-.Sh ENVIRONMENT
-.Bl -tag -width Ds
-.It Ev "DISPLAY" and "SSH_ASKPASS"
-If
-.Nm
-needs a passphrase, it will read the passphrase from the current
-terminal if it was run from a terminal. If
-.Nm
-does not have a terminal associated with it but
-.Ev DISPLAY
-and
-.Ev SSH_ASKPASS
-are set, it will execute the program specified by
-.Ev SSH_ASKPASS
-and open an X11 window to read the passphrase. This is particularly
-useful when calling
-.Nm
-from a
-.Pa .Xsession
-or related script. (Note that on some machines it
-may be necessary to redirect the input from
-.Pa /dev/null
-to make this work.)
-.Sh AUTHOR
-Tatu Ylonen <ylo@cs.hut.fi>
-.Pp
-OpenSSH
-is a derivative of the original (free) ssh 1.2.12 release, but with bugs
-removed and newer features re-added. Rapidly after the 1.2.12 release,
-newer versions bore successively more restrictive licenses. This version
-of OpenSSH
-.Bl -bullet
-.It
-has all components of a restrictive nature (ie. patents, see
-.Xr ssl 8 )
-directly removed from the source code; any licensed or patented components
-are chosen from
-external libraries.
-.It
-has been updated to support ssh protocol 1.5.
-.It
-contains added support for
-.Xr kerberos 8
-authentication and ticket passing.
-.It
-supports one-time password authentication with
-.Xr skey 1 .
-.El
-.Pp
-The libraries described in
-.Xr ssl 8
-are required for proper operation.
-.Sh SEE ALSO
-.Xr ssh 1 ,
-.Xr ssh-agent 1 ,
-.Xr ssh-keygen 1 ,
-.Xr sshd 8 ,
-.Xr ssl 8