On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 6:01 AM, Gordon Thiesfeld <gthiesfeld / gmail.com> wrote:
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>  I think you can probably do this now, but there are some quirks.  You
>  can pass in a :keys option to Net::SSH.start[1] and point it to your
>  keys (I think you need both the private and public key on your side).
>  Also, putty private keys aren't the same as OpenSSH keys.  PuttyGen
>  has an option to convert to OpenSSH keys, but I didn't have any luck
>  using that with Net::SSH.
AFAIR you still need to use keygen to convert the key a second time. I
know it does not make a lot of sense but happened to me, but maybe the
person sending me the key made an error on the client ( spelling as
PuTTY )
HTH
Robert
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