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check if the provided pubkey has a corresponding private key loaded i…

…n an ssh-agent
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asauber committed Dec 10, 2018
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  1. +57 −1 linodecli/plugins/
@@ -5,11 +5,17 @@
import base64
import sys
import os
from subprocess import call as spcall
from subprocess import call as spcall, Popen, PIPE
import hashlib
import shutil
from terminaltables import SingleTable

# Alias FileNotFoundError for Python 2
except NameError:
FileNotFoundError = IOError

plugin_name = os.path.basename(__file__)[:-3]

def call(args, context):
@@ -108,6 +114,12 @@ def create(args, context):
parsed, remaining_args = parser.parse_known_args(args)

# make sure that the ssh public key exists

# make sure that an ssh-agent is running

if not parsed.region:
print('You must either configure your default region with '
'`linode-cli configure` or pass --region')
@@ -201,6 +213,50 @@ def delete(args, context):

# TODO: Also delete all NodeBalancers and Volumes using the cluster prefix

def check_for_pubkey(parsed):
open(parsed.ssh_public_key, 'r')
except FileNotFoundError:
print("The ssh public key {} does not exist\n"
"Please refer to this documentation on creating an ssh key\n"

def check_for_ssh_agent(parsed):
# The most likely filename name for the private key
privkey_name = os.path.basename(parsed.ssh_public_key.replace('.pub',''))

print_warning = False
need_agent_start = False
pid = Popen(["ssh-add", "-l"], stdout=PIPE, stderr=PIPE)
stdout, _ = pid.communicate()
stdout = str(stdout)
if pid.returncode == 2:
need_agent_start = True
# TODO if the provided pubkey name is a substring of another key name
# then we think that it's loaded when it's not.
if privkey_name not in stdout:
print_warning = True
except FileNotFoundError:
print_warning = True
need_agent_start = True

if print_warning:
print_ssh_agent_warning(parsed, with_agent_start=need_agent_start)

def print_ssh_agent_warning(parsed, with_agent_start=False):
agent_start = ''
if with_agent_start:
agent_start = "eval $(ssh-agent) && "
print("Your ssh private key must be added to your ssh-agent.\n"
"Please run this command:\n\n{}ssh-add {}".format(
parsed.ssh_public_key.replace('.pub', '')))

def check_deps(*args):
needed_deps = []
for dep in args:

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