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Get rid of intermittent SSH_AUTH_SOCKET environment variable from SSHKeychain
Authored by: jaydisc on Apr 27, '12 05:13:32AM

Very interesting....

  1. I regularly get the OS dialog prompt to enter my passphrase for .ssh/id_rsa.
  2. I try to save it in my Keychain, but I still get the prompt for the ssh-key password more often that the Keychain password.
  3. That environment variable IS set for my user:

    $ echo $SSH_AUTH_SOCK
    /tmp/launch-jU3SoU/Listeners
  4. I don't have ~/.macosx/environment.plist

So, either:

  1. There is some other file setting that variable.
  2. That variable is being set by the modern Lion ssh-agent configuration.

Anyone know?



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