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 Re: restricting commands
Author: Francis Vidal 
Date:   12-06-02 07:52

I think putting a command limit is a good practice if you don't use any password for the SSH key. For simple copying commands, you can probably use "command=/bin/false". I also found a tool called 'keychain' made by a guy from GenToo Linux <URL:>.

From the project website "...The keychain bash script makes handling RSA and DSA keys both convenient and secure. It acts as a front-end to ssh-agent, allowing you to easily have one long-running ssh-agent process per system, rather than per login session. This dramatically reduces the number of times you need to enter your passphrase from once per new login session to once every time your local machine is rebooted." <URL:>

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Julian King 11-02-02 13:51 
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