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Fetch kept asking me my paraphrase (3 posts)

  • Started 4 years ago by YTL
  • Latest reply 4 years ago from YTL
  • YTL Member


    I'm new to Mac/Fetch which is recommended by my organization.
    For some reason, the connection to the server I'm using via VPN is not very stable.
    I also used the terminal to SSH to the same server; that terminal session never dropped connection when Fetch at least asked me 5 times to type in my paraphrase; each time I was able to connect to the server, but only for no more than 10 mins.
    How can I troubleshoot this problem? Is there an automatic re-login functionality?
    Thanks very much in advance!

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    I would try checking "Keep connections alive" in the General section of Preferences.

    If you are using an SSH public key I would look into adding the key to ssh-agent; that way you wouldn't have to type the passphrase multiple times.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 4 years ago #

  • YTL Member

    Thank you, Jim!

    Posted 4 years ago #


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