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Re: How to re-lock ssh private key?



On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 09:18:46AM -0600, Robert Nichols wrote:
> Cameron Simpson wrote:
>> Go:
>>
>>   env | grep '^SSH'
>>
>> Is there an SSH_AUTH_SOCK?
>>
>> Find the ssh and kill it. Or modify your envionment sufficiently to gain
>> control over the ssh-agent (or simply start your own). By using the -t
>> option to ssh-agent when you start it you can control how long an added
>> key starts "good". You can also add a key with ssh-add and specify a
>> timeout then.
>
> The process at the other end of $SSH_AUTH_SOCK is
> "gnome-keyring-daemon -d -login".  That process gets created when I log
> in.  Killing it doesn't strike me as a good idea.  Indeed, other keyring
> related stuff breaks if I do that.

Does this page help you at all?
http://live.gnome.org/GnomeKeyring/Ssh

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