[nycbug-talk] openssh in clustered environment

Charles Sprickman spork
Mon Dec 12 16:33:57 EST 2005

On Mon, 12 Dec 2005, pete wright wrote:

> Hey All,
> any links/hacks and tricks for distributing openssh key's in a large
> desktop and cluster unix environment.  ideally i'd like to have key's
> distributed to servers at buildtime.  catch is that most builds are
> automated so being prompted for passwords during the initial setup can
> not happen.

This might be too simple, but if you're only needing one initial user to 
get going, you could include a .ssh directory and the authorized_keys file 
in the dot.skel directory...

Then for the initial connect you could loop on the list of new hosts and 
use expect to reply "yes" to the key prompt.


> thx!
> -pete
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