It is possible to generate a passphraseless ssh key from command line - Setup

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    It is possible to generate a passphraseless ssh key from command line?

    eg. ssh-keygen -t dsa -b 1024 -N nopassphrase -f key.id_dsa.

    The -N option allows the passphrase to be set, but if what if you
    don't want one?

    That will cause a script to break.

    - voipfc


  2. Re: It is possible to generate a passphraseless ssh key from commandline

    not tested yet. but what about -N '' or remove -N at all
    wont do it ?

  3. Re: It is possible to generate a passphraseless ssh key from command line

    On Jul 12, 1:25 pm, voipfc wrote:
    > It is possible to generate a passphraseless ssh key from command line?
    >
    > eg. ssh-keygen -t dsa -b 1024 -N nopassphrase -f key.id_dsa.
    >
    > The -N option allows the passphrase to be set, but if what if you
    > don't want one?
    >
    > That will cause a script to break.
    >
    > - voipfc


    DOH, I should have thought of that.


  4. Re: It is possible to generate a passphraseless ssh key from command line

    On 2007-07-12, voipfc rambled on thusly:

    > The -N option allows the passphrase to be set, but if what if you
    > don't want one?


    > That will cause a script to break.


    Not necessarily. Google:

    keychain passphrase

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