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SSH-ADD(1)							    SSH-ADD(1)

       ssh-add - adds RSA or DSA identities to the authentication agent

       ssh-add [-cDdLlXx] [-t life] [file ...]
       ssh-add -s pkcs11
       ssh-add -e pkcs11

       ssh-add	adds  RSA  or DSA identities to the authentication agent, ssh-
       agent(1).  When run without arguments, it adds the files ~/.ssh/id_rsa,
       ~/.ssh/id_dsa  and  ~/.ssh/identity.  After loading a private key, ssh-
       add will try to load corresponding  certificate	information  from  the
       filename obtained by appending to the name of the private key
       file.  Alternative file names can be given on the command line.

       If any file requires a passphrase, ssh-add asks for the passphrase from
       the user.  The passphrase is read from the user's tty.  ssh-add retries
       the last passphrase if multiple identity files are given.

       The authentication agent must be running and the SSH_AUTH_SOCK environ‐
       ment variable must contain the name of its socket for ssh-add to work.

       The options are as follows:

       -c     Indicates	 that  added identities should be subject to confirma‐
	      tion before being used for authentication.  Confirmation is per‐
	      formed  by  the SSH_ASKPASS program mentioned below.  Successful
	      confirmation  is	signaled  by  a	 zero  exit  status  from  the
	      SSH_ASKPASS   program,   rather	than  text  entered  into  the

       -D     Deletes all identities from the agent.

       -d     Instead of adding identities, removes identities from the agent.
	      If  ssh-add  has	been  run  without arguments, the keys for the
	      default identities will be  removed.   Otherwise,	 the  argument
	      list  will be interpreted as a list of paths to public key files
	      and matching keys will be removed from the agent.	 If no	public
	      key  is  found  at  a  given  path, ssh-add will append .pub and

       -e pkcs11
	      Remove keys provided by the PKCS#11 shared library pkcs11.

       -L     Lists public key parameters of all identities  currently	repre‐
	      sented by the agent.

       -l     Lists  fingerprints  of  all identities currently represented by
	      the agent.

       -s pkcs11
	      Add keys provided by the PKCS#11 shared library pkcs11.

       -t life
	      Set a maximum lifetime when adding identities to an agent.   The
	      lifetime	may be specified in seconds or in a time format speci‐
	      fied in sshd_config(5).

       -X     Unlock the agent.

       -x     Lock the agent with a password.

	      If ssh-add needs a passphrase, it will read the passphrase  from
	      the  current terminal if it was run from a terminal.  If ssh-add
	      does not have a terminal associated  with	 it  but  DISPLAY  and
	      SSH_ASKPASS  are	set,  it will execute the program specified by
	      SSH_ASKPASS and open an X11 window to read the passphrase.  This
	      is  particularly useful when calling ssh-add from a .xsession or
	      related script.  (Note that on some machines it may be necessary
	      to redirect the input from /dev/null to make this work.)

	      Identifies  the path of a UNIX-domain socket used to communicate
	      with the agent.

	      Contains the protocol version 1 RSA authentication  identity  of
	      the user.

	      Contains	the  protocol version 2 DSA authentication identity of
	      the user.

	      Contains the protocol version 2 RSA authentication  identity  of
	      the user.

	      Identity	files  should  not be readable by anyone but the user.
	      Note that ssh-add ignores identity files if they are  accessible
	      by others.

       Exit status is 0 on success, 1 if the specified command fails, and 2 if
       ssh-add is unable to contact the authentication agent.

       ssh(1), ssh-agent(1), ssh-keygen(1), sshd(8)

       OpenSSH is a derivative of the original and free ssh 1.2.12 release  by
       Tatu  Ylonen.   Aaron  Campbell, Bob Beck, Markus Friedl, Niels Provos,
       Theo de Raadt and Dug Song removed many bugs, re-added  newer  features
       and  created  OpenSSH.	Markus	Friedl contributed the support for SSH
       protocol versions 1.5 and 2.0.

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