This article on ssh pubkey authentication shows you how to set up SSH to allow connections based on pub/private keys instead of host-based user and password. It works similar to the old rsh protocol only in a secure fashion.This follow up article shows you how to use ssh-agent to manage your keys.
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When not making the world better, one line of code at a time, John enjoys a blessed life with his family.