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Aim is to use Pageant with PuTTy to avoid giving the key phrase multiple times a day. With default configuration in PuTTy, specifying username@host is not enough to trigger it to use the Pageant that is running on the background with the key loaded.

What kind of configuration options I would possibly looking for to change?

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migrated from Dec 26 '11 at 19:28

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(As well as being posted on the wrong site, this is incredibly vague - please edit it to give more details.) – Jon Skeet Dec 26 '11 at 17:58
This should probably be at superuser. – Belmin Fernandez Dec 26 '11 at 19:41

Under the settings view (left-hand side), expand "Connection" then "SSH" then "Auth" and checkoff "Attempt authentication using Pageant".

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