Private key export for SSH
justus at g10code.com
Thu Oct 13 11:33:32 CEST 2016
Hi John :)
Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:
> On Wed 2016-10-12 11:52:19 -0400, John Lane wrote:
>> This is just an observation. I thought that perhaps, if I had an
>> extracted private key, that I could use "ssh-add" to add it and remove
>> the need to manually edit "sshcontrol". I tried:
>> $ ssh-add alice.key
>> Identity added: alice.key (alice.key)
>> Looking good. However...
>> $ ssh-add -l
>> The agent has no identities.
>> No joy. I realise the documented way is to edit the sshcontrol file and
>> put the keygrip into it. But the positive output above is misleading.
John, can you please tell us which version of GnuPG you are using, and
just to be sure, also check that
gpg-connect-agent 'getinfo version' /bye
prints the expected version number?
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