Projects / sshpass


Sshpass is a tool for non-interactivly performing password authentication with SSH's so called "interactive keyboard password authentication". Most users should use SSH's more secure public key authentication instead.

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Recent releases

  •  18 Oct 2008 17:12

    Release Notes: Support was added for reporting the reason for failure through the program's return codes. All outstanding bugs were fixed. The password is hidden from the command line, which is not a perfect security measure, but better than nothing.

    •  02 Oct 2008 17:10

      Release Notes: This release moves away from Linux-specific functions to POSIX ones to support more platforms.

      •  16 Mar 2006 21:24

        Release Notes: This release makes sure that authentication failures are terminated early. It will better detect when the child has exited. Error reporting has been improved.

        •  28 Feb 2006 11:13

          Release Notes: An option to get the password from the environment was added.

          •  06 Jan 2006 11:51

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

            Recent comments

            16 Mar 2006 20:03 sabit

            Bad dog!!
            Bad dog!! Very Bad!!! :D


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