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authorBen Lindstrom <mouring@eviladmin.org>2002-06-06 21:46:08 +0000
committerBen Lindstrom <mouring@eviladmin.org>2002-06-06 21:46:08 +0000
commitb7788f3ebee920d6b14b37034f7f769788b6dff6 (patch)
treed58829d766cbf8e547d8c7400d80879a84284502 /ssh-agent.1
parent22fa01cdea7d8fa159113a9148d523a3b8a46278 (diff)
- markus@cvs.openbsd.org 2002/06/05 16:08:07
[ssh-agent.1 ssh-agent.c] '-a bind_address' binds the agent to user-specified unix-domain socket instead of /tmp/ssh-XXXXXXXX/agent.<pid>; ok djm@ (some time ago).
Diffstat (limited to 'ssh-agent.1')
-rw-r--r--ssh-agent.19
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/ssh-agent.1 b/ssh-agent.1
index 9909ef59..5f498b7e 100644
--- a/ssh-agent.1
+++ b/ssh-agent.1
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-agent.1,v 1.31 2002/02/04 20:41:16 stevesk Exp $
+.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-agent.1,v 1.32 2002/06/05 16:08:07 markus Exp $
.\"
.\" Author: Tatu Ylonen <ylo@cs.hut.fi>
.\" Copyright (c) 1995 Tatu Ylonen <ylo@cs.hut.fi>, Espoo, Finland
@@ -42,6 +42,7 @@
.Nd authentication agent
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm ssh-agent
+.Op Fl a Ar bind_address
.Op Fl c Li | Fl s
.Op Fl d
.Op Ar command Op Ar args ...
@@ -64,6 +65,11 @@ machines using
.Pp
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width Ds
+.It Fl a Ar bind_address
+Bind the agent to the unix-domain socket
+.Ar bind_address .
+The default is
+.Pa /tmp/ssh-XXXXXXXX/agent.<pid> .
.It Fl c
Generate C-shell commands on
.Dv stdout .
@@ -135,7 +141,6 @@ by the agent, and the result will be returned to the requester.
This way, private keys are not exposed to clients using the agent.
.Pp
A unix-domain socket is created
-.Pq Pa /tmp/ssh-XXXXXXXX/agent.<pid> ,
and the name of this socket is stored in the
.Ev SSH_AUTH_SOCK
environment