Chris de Vidal wrote:
> Client: OpenSSH_4.2p1 Debian-7ubuntu3, OpenSSL 0.9.8a 11 Oct 2005
> Server: OpenSSH_3.8.1p1 Debian-8.sarge.4, OpenSSL 0.9.7e 25 Oct 2004
> I am using the Banner option in my sshd_config, but some scripts see the banner and interpret it
> as an error.
> How can I -- on the client side -- silence the banner? I don't want to silence the banner for
> everyone, I just want to silence it on the client for a few scripts.

Either "ssh -q" or "LogLevel quiet" in ~/.ssh/config.

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