path: root/ssh-agent.1
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Diffstat (limited to 'ssh-agent.1')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/ssh-agent.1 b/ssh-agent.1
index 47b1e5cc..0aa1ecf4 100644
--- a/ssh-agent.1
+++ b/ssh-agent.1
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-agent.1,v 1.13 2000/07/06 04:06:56 aaron Exp $
+.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-agent.1,v 1.14 2000/08/19 21:34:43 markus Exp $
.\" -*- nroff -*-
@@ -27,14 +27,15 @@
-is a program to hold private keys used for RSA authentication.
+is a program to hold private keys used for public key authentication
+(RSA, DSA).
The idea is that
is started in the beginning of an X-session or a login session, and
all other windows or programs are started as clients to the ssh-agent
Through use of environment variables the agent can be located
-and automatically used for RSA authentication when logging in to other
+and automatically used for authentication when logging in to other
machines using
.Xr ssh 1 .
@@ -128,7 +129,9 @@ This file is not used by
but is normally added to the agent using
.Xr ssh-add 1
at login time.
-.It Pa /tmp/ssh-XXXX/agent.<pid> ,
+.It Pa $HOME/.ssh/id_dsa
+Contains the DSA authentication identity of the user.
+.Pq Pa /tmp/ssh-XXXXXXXX/agent.<pid> ,
Unix-domain sockets used to contain the connection to the
authentication agent.
These sockets should only be readable by the owner.