Key management front-end for OpenSSH's ssh-agent
'Keychain' helps you to manage RSA and DSA keys conveniently and securely. It acts as a frontend to SSH-agent, but lets you have one long running SSH-agent process per system (rather than the norm of one SSH-agent per login session), so you only need to enter a passphrase once every time your local machine is rebooted. 'Keychain' also makes it easy for remote cron jobs to securely "hook in" to a long running SSH-agent process, so your scripts can take advantage of RSA and DSA keys.
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released on 24 June 2016
31 March 2008
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 April 2018.
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