[nycbug-talk] openssh in clustered environment

pete wright nomadlogic
Mon Dec 12 16:41:40 EST 2005

On 12/12/05, Charles Sprickman <spork at bway.net> wrote:
> 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.

hmm...yea that's a good one.  lemme think about that...although I'll
have to do an LDAP trick but I think the logic may work here :)


Pete Wright
NYC's *BSD User Group

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