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libagentcrypt

A library that allows using the keys in the SSH Agent to perform symmetric, authenticated encryption and decryption securely without typing passwords. It works with both RSA and ED25519 SSH keys including those made available to a remote host by SSH Agent forwarding.

Documentation

The library is documented here

The distribution also includes a command line utility which has a unix man page. The HTML version is here

Installation

Please do not use the master branch. Pristine releases are in the upstream/latest branch, tagged as upstream/x.x.x

The following will install the latest release

export PKG_URL=https://github.com/ndilieto/libagentcrypt/archive/upstream/latest.tar.gz
mkdir -p libagentcrypt
wget -O - $PKG_URL | tar zx -C libagentcrypt --strip-components=1
cd libagentcrypt
./configure --disable-maintainer-mode
make install

Bugs and suggestions

If you believe you have found a bug, please log it at https://github.com/ndilieto/libagentcrypt/issues

If you have any suggestions for improvements, pull requests are welcome.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2019, Nicola Di Lieto nicola.dilieto@gmail.com

Permission to use, copy, modify, and/or distribute this software for any purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

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