Enabling smart card PIN cache ?
r.post at sara.nl
Fri Sep 8 13:07:45 CEST 2006
Bob Dunlop wrote:
> Please, what am I missing ?
> I'm running gpg-agent as follows:
> /usr/bin/gpg-agent --enable-ssh-support --daemon /home/XXX/.xsession
> and have the appropriate enviroment variables set.
> My ~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf contains:
> # Gpg-agent configuration
> # Enable SSH support (should be done on command line)
> # Set two hour PIN cache timeouts
> default-cache-ttl-ssh 7200
> default-cache-ttl 7200
> max-cache-ttl-ssh 7200
> max-cache-ttl 7200
> # Allow setting of the PIN by an external agent
> I execute the equivalent of
> echo "PRESET_PASSPHRASE <keygrip> -1 <pin>" | gpg-connect-agent
> in a startup script and see no error. Yet each and every call to
> ssh or scp prompts me for a PIN :(
> Please someone tell me the trick to enabling the PIN cache.
gpg-agent for some reason does not cache pins for smartcards.... I've never
seen it work eiter.
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