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Could not open a connection to your authentication agent #64

nerdcorenet opened this Issue · 3 comments

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I've gotten the bundler to install all of its bits and pieces, but now it is failing with the following:

$ cd ariadne/
Using /home/user/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p194 with gemset ariadne
Running /home/user/.rvm/hooks/after_use
Installing Bundler via Rubygems...
Successfully installed bundler-1.1.4
1 gem installed
Could not open a connection to your authentication agent.
ssh-agent must have at least one key loaded for agent forwarding.
Please enter your ssh key passphrase to load it into ssh-agent...
Could not open a connection to your authentication agent.

Ubuntu 12.04 AMD64.

Any ideas?


hm ok, so that definitely has to do with this:

having ssh-agent working is pretty critical to using ariadne with most projects, as most have at least a few things aspects that involve authentication via ssh, and otherwise this will fail.

If you can troubleshooting getting either ssh-add -L or ssh-add to run correctly, we can get it fixed. The former thing is supposed to check whether at least one key is loaded, and the latter prompts the user to load the default if it's not already, by providing their ssh-key passphrase. Try running them on their own, and maybe running them with verbose or debug flags if they don't seem to provide intuitive output


Are your ssh keys named unconventionally or stored in a different place? stab in the dark. Or do you not have ssh-agent installed? maybe it's not default on ubuntu precise...


I work with zsh too. that shouldn't matter (since i don't use any ssh-agent related plugins), but just tossing it out there

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