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Re: WinCVS with ssh password

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: WinCVS with ssh password
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2001 19:03:17 -0700
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On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 09:21:40PM -0400, Daniel Stolz wrote:
> tell, all of the instructions imply that you set up public key
> authentication so that a password is not required.  I think I'd like to
> avoid that.

You could create a public key that is protected by a passphrase.  That is
about as secure as using a password.

Try that and see how it works. 

(someone recently posted the instructions they use internally for using
ssh/cvs like this.  You could check the archives for that.  If those
instructions say do not enter a passphrase, then you should enter one

     Mike Castle      address@hidden
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc

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