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save passphrase for private key?

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in the enterprise edition, is there a way to keep the private key in memory, similar to pagent?

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Which passphrase exactly are you talking about?

David Hervieux

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well, the one for the private key wink

http://screencast.com/t/GXhw5zdgNK
http://screencast.com/t/paI5XQ9qyxII

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Ok,
I was not sure if it was for the application login. I will verify with André if we can do that.

David Hervieux

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thanks, while you are at it, this is a feature a lot of devs will need to connect from windows to github: http://www.howtogeek.com/125364/how-to-ssh-hop-with-key-forwarding-from-windows/

this is the principal behind it: http://unixwiz.net/techtips/putty-openssh.html

in short: you can loginto an SSH session from within an SSH session and the private key get's forwarded. you need this, if you for example work in a remote linux server and want to fetch a repository from git for installation at this remote linux server.

it's a feature that putty/pagent.exe provides..
edited by perler on 11/16/2013

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any news?

Clock5 yrs

Hi,
Sorry for the delay, David sent me the request but I was in vacations.
I will add the possibility to save the passphase with the session data but maybe you want only to have to type it only once per session (RDM would keep it in memory). What do you prefer ?

For the "Allow agent forwarding" feature the third party we use doesn't support it for the moment.

Regards,

André Sanscartier

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thanks, for coming back on this.

saving the key to the pass phrase is considered as "tabu, no go, are you f***ing insane?!" - so I think it should be enough to keep it in memory until RDM closes. that's the way putty and pagent does it.

but, as RDM is saving a lot of credentials anyways it may be in line to save the pass phrase too - nobody is forced to do it anyways..

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