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  • Started 15 years ago by aoeu
  • Latest reply 15 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • aoeu Member

    I am connecting to a sftp host that has password login disabled and id_rsa login enabled.

    Fetch and /usr/bin/ssh both can tell that passwords are not allowed, however fetch requests the password - which is unnecessary.

    Note: Fetch does later correctly allow id_rsa login

    Posted 15 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator


    Thanks for the feedback.

    Yes, we hope to someday improve the connection dialog so that it doesn't request a password when it's unnecessary.

    In the meantime, you can just enter a dummy password. If you'd like to avoid entering a dummy password every time, check the "Add to keychain" checkbox beneath the password field after you enter a dummy password. For all future connections, Fetch will automatically retrieve the dummy password from the keychain, and then it will go on to prompt for the id_rsa login.


    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 15 years ago #


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