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Re: [vox-tech] crontab and scp puzzle
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Re: [vox-tech] crontab and scp puzzle



I tried all of your suggestions (I already was using -i) and still no 
joy.  It is clearly using the correct key.  Thanks for trying to help me.

On 03/16/2011 05:13 PM, Kyle Ambroff wrote:
> Oh, and you can also use the -i option to tell ssh exactly what
> private key to use, in case the problem is that it's looking in the
> wrong place.
>
>      scp -i /path/to/id_rsa_omg_no_passphrase -o BatchMode=yes ...
>
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 5:09 PM, Kyle Ambroff<kyle@ambroff.com>  wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Kyle Ambroff<kyle@ambroff.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>> I know I've used this answer before on this list, and I'm sure it's annoying, but if your solution involves passphraseless ssh keys, you're doing it wrong.
>>> That being said, since cron is a daemon, it is not attached to a controlling terminal. That means that a script that expects to be able to read input from the user is going to fail. You can probably force it to bypass this code with BatchMode.
>>>      ssh -o BatchMode=yes ...
>>> For good measure, you could even set TERM if it's not being set.
>>>      env TERM=dumb ssh -o BatchMode=yes ...
>>
>> Replace "ssh" with "scp" and that still works.
>>
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