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ssh-forever

Simple command to give you password-less SSH login on remote servers:

ssh-forever username@yourserver.com [options]

see `ssh-forever --help` for details on the options availlable.

Installation

gem install ssh-forever

Example:

[matt@bowie ssh-forever (master)]$ ssh-forever mattwynne@mattwynne.net -n dreamhost
You do not appear to have a public key. I expected to find one at /Users/matt/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
Would you like me to generate one? [Y/n]y
Copying your public key to the remote server. Prepare to enter your password for the last time.
mattwynne@mattwynne.net's password:
Success. From now on you can just use plain old 'ssh'. Logging you in...
Linux broncos 2.6.29-xeon-aufs2.29-ipv6-qos-grsec #1 SMP Thu Jul 9 16:42:58 PDT 2009 x86_64
  _
 | |__ _ _ ___ _ _  __ ___ ___
 | '_ \ '_/ _ \ ' \/ _/ _ (_-<
 |_.__/_| \___/_||_\__\___/__/

 Welcome to broncos.dreamhost.com

Any malicious and/or unauthorized activity is strictly forbidden.
All activity may be logged by DreamHost Web Hosting.

Last login: Sat Aug 15 17:24:17 2009
[broncos]$ exit
[matt@bowie ssh-forever (master)]$ ssh dreamhost

Why?

Because I can never remember how to do it by hand. Now I don't have to, and nor do you.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2009 Matt Wynne. See LICENSE for details.

Disclaimer

This is open source. If you're worried, read the code before you run it. Don't come crying to me if it fucks something up for you.

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