Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of HowTo/ForwardSSHAgent


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08/07/14 14:39:12 (5 years ago)
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    v8 v9  
    33In GENI, it regularly comes up that folks want to login into one remote node from their local machine, then log into a second remote node directly from the first remote node.  The tricky bit is that the first remote node does not have your private `ssh` key and so you can't login to the second remote node.
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    5 Instead you need to enable '''ssh agent forwarding''' when you log into the first remote node.
     5Instead you need to enable ''ssh agent forwarding'' when you log into the first remote node.
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    77If you are using `ssh` via a command line, you can simply add the `-A` option to your usual `ssh` command when you log into the ''first'' remote node.  This feature is particularly useful for working around a [wiki:HowTo/LoginToNodes#MyGENIhostisbehindafirewall firewall].