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Re: Problem with ssh identies



On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 2:32 AM, Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com> wrote:
> I am using the "command=" feature heavily as part of a backup system, which
> allows me to run commands on a remote server without allowing general
> function. I give the public key for a functionality to the server, add to
> authorized_keys, and can closely control the users. The key is chosen by use
> of the "-i" option to ssh.
>
> All of this has been working nicely for several years.
>
> However, it seems that ssh offers the default key *first* to the server,
> rather than the one specified on the command line. That's so bizarre I spent
> time checking that it really happened before asking here.
>
> So the question is, how can I get ssh to offer the key I give it in the
> command line first? Preferably as the only key offered, actually, but
> definitely before the default key, which on several machines drops me into
> another application.
>
> Is there some clever means or option I missed?
>

Have you tried the -F option instead?

//HW

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