[nycbug-talk] Public-key sudo?

Edward Capriolo edlinuxguru at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 16:06:52 EST 2012

I am a little bit curious about what people view as the distinction between:

Force public key SSH and sudo NOPASSWD and
Sudo using SSHAgent.

I am doing the former in my deployment. I do not understand what advantage
having sudo do an SSH auth would bring.

On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Jan Schaumann <jschauma at netmeister.org>wrote:

> Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> wrote:
> > I'm trying to catch up on the past few years of what's been happening
> with
> > ops (ec2, puppet, chef, etc.) and I was wondering if public-key sudo has
> > caught on at all?
> Yahoo! recently started using a pam module to allow ssh-key
> authentication for sudo(8):
> http://pamsshagentauth.sourceforge.net/
> I don't know if that is related to the project presented in 2008,
> though.
> -Jan
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