This is a discussion on Re: scp -t - revisited.....þ - openssh ; Hi Larry et al, --- Larry Becke wrote: > It might be fun to play with it to see what you can > and can't force via the command= override from the > authorized_keys file. I ran into an annoying ...
Hi Larry et al,
--- Larry Becke
> It might be fun to play with it to see what you can
> and can't force via the command= override from the
> authorized_keys file.
I ran into an annoying side effect a while back when I
started packaging up these -i and command=
combinations... If you have a key agent running, the
key agent will get first dibs despite the specific key
listed in the -i. So you'll want to prepend your
initiating scp command with SSH_AUTH_SOCK= like so:
$ SSH_AUTH_SOCK= scp -i key file user@host:
I took things a bit further than you seem to have
done, and had my command= execute a shell script,
which would pick apart the passed SCP command
$SSH_ORIGINAL_COMMAND and instead used the passed
"target directory" argument as a parameter to perform
a lookup for specialized handling.
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