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authorDamien Miller <>2003-01-22 11:47:19 +1100
committerDamien Miller <>2003-01-22 11:47:19 +1100
commit53d81483f0bcea8af2207583bb6e83c187d522fc (patch)
treeead593d8abda01c84fe93cf74121e397fc0b1527 /ssh-agent.1
parent89fe3f30a71dee3b5effbcbc3b142c86ab129fe2 (diff)
- (djm) OpenBSD CVS Sync
- 2003/01/21 18:14:36 [ssh-agent.1 ssh-agent.c] Add a -t life option to ssh-agent that set the default lifetime. The default can still be overriden by using -t in ssh-add. OK markus@
Diffstat (limited to 'ssh-agent.1')
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/ssh-agent.1 b/ssh-agent.1
index 0227436c..98f9dc80 100644
--- a/ssh-agent.1
+++ b/ssh-agent.1
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-agent.1,v 1.35 2002/06/24 13:12:23 markus Exp $
+.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-agent.1,v 1.36 2003/01/21 18:14:36 marc Exp $
.\" Author: Tatu Ylonen <>
.\" Copyright (c) 1995 Tatu Ylonen <>, Espoo, Finland
@@ -44,6 +44,7 @@
.Nm ssh-agent
.Op Fl a Ar bind_address
.Op Fl c Li | Fl s
+.Op Fl t Ar life
.Op Fl d
.Op Ar command Op Ar args ...
.Nm ssh-agent
@@ -86,6 +87,14 @@ does not look like it's a csh style of shell.
Kill the current agent (given by the
environment variable).
+.It Fl t Ar life
+Set a default value for the maximum lifetime of identities added to the agent.
+The lifetime may be specified in seconds or in a time format specified in
+.Xr sshd 8 .
+A lifetime specified for an identity with
+.Xr ssh-add 1
+overrides this value.
+Without this option the default maximum lifetime is forever.
.It Fl d
Debug mode. When this option is specified