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Apr 19 2010 01:16PM
Jannik Sundø (jannik sundo sohonet co uk)
I'm writing a script which will log into a list of servers if they have public/private keypairs set up. If a server doesn't, I want the script to move on to the next server rather than wait at a password prompt.
I'm using OpenSSH version 5.1p1 Debian-5, OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 2007 on both client and server.
I'm using this command:
ssh root@IP -o PasswordAuthentication=no KbdInteractiveAuthentication=no
This works for most servers, but not all (on some of them the script halts at a password prompt). I suspect those servers may run an older version of SSH which doesn't support the options I'm providing. Any ideas? Thanks for any help.
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