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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0005640Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2019-08-16 15:20
Reporterwolfthefallen Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeveritymajorReproducibilityalways
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version2019.2 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0005640: ssh-agent not auto loading
Descriptionssh-agent is not loading by default nor auto loading keys from users `~/.ssh/` path. All most all modern Linux operating systems (Ubuntu, Fedora, etc.. ) key management systems auto check for ssh keys on start and then when they are attempted to be used for the first time of that login session will prompt that user for its password if required. Kali should update to use these key management systems that auto load ssh-agent and keys from the default pathing for the user(s).



Steps To ReproduceStart up Kali
make an ssh key, save it out to `~/.ssh/`
set the key to be used on a server
attempt to login and find its not loaded
start ssh-agent and add ssh key with ssh-add
login
logout of Kali or restart system
Login back in
try to ssh back into the server and you will find the ssh-agent nor key is loaded and agent must be restarted and keys re added
Additional InformationI have found even installing SeaHorse or other SSH key management programs does not auto start the ssh-agent and add keys from default pathing.

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2019-08-16 15:20 wolfthefallen New Issue