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I am using the SSH secure shell to login my remote Linux servers. I just wonder why I have to manually typein the password any time I login and cannot store it ?

I tried putty and it seems, you also cannot store the password. As I have various Linux servers to manage, is there a simple way to login without manually typing the password ?


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ssh-agent might be what you're after –  sje397 Sep 20 '10 at 14:22
@sje397 On Windows, the best implementation of ssh-agent functionality is PuTTY's Pageant. –  Piskvor Sep 20 '10 at 14:25

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Use SSH-Public-Key Authentication with your PuTTY. More information here:


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