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SSH Agent eases working with SSH Apps
The best of the best has arrived: ease of use in SSH cryptography, making what used to be hard available for the masses. It's a freeware Cocoa program called SSH Agent.

It slices, it dices, it makes curly fries, but more importantly, it generates SSH public/private key pairs, provides an ssh-agent environment to all user programs, auto-adds SSH private keys to that agent environment upon login (optionally using the keychain to store the keys' passphrases), and it can be used to easily construct SSH "tunnels" to secure insecure protocols.

Awesome. Now if only it had 17 mousebuttons, generated sufficient heat to fry eggs and weighed as much as a brick...

[Editor's note: I have not tried this program myself, but it seemed worth a mention to those that wish to make SSH a bit easier to use.]
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Good app minus documentation equals garbage!
Authored by: BrunoUsesBBEdit on Mar 24, '04 01:28:43PM

Sure, it sounds great. But I like to think of myself as quite advanced in Linux expertise, yet I still cannot get ANY FORM of ssh-agent to work on OS X.

The creator of the software gives no documentation, expect how to set the preferences. COME ON!!! why not set those preferences by default and give us some valuable documentation?

Do I sound angry? I AM! I've been trying to access a CVS vis SSH for 3 days!

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