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On this page you find all important commands for the CLI tool ssh-agent. If the command you are looking for is missing please ask our AI.


The ssh-agent is a helper program that keeps track of users' identity keys and their passphrases. The agent can then use the keys to log into other servers without having the user type in a password or passphrase again. This implements a form of single sign-on (SSO).

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