SSH Agent is a graphical front-end to some of the OpenSSH tools included with Mac OS X. Specifically, it allows you to start an ssh-agent, generate identities, and add identities to an agent. Additionally, it allows you to make the ssh-agent global so that, e.g., Project Builder and CVL can use it to do version control over SSH, and it has some functionality to set-up a secure tunnel. The source code is also available.
- Conceptually, SSH Agent has changed from a window on the ssh-agent process to a ssh identity manager. This has the following consequences:
- ssh identities are no longer treated as documents. Instead, SSH Agent's main window is a view on the identities in your .ssh directory.
- Instead of adding identities to the agent, the interface let's you activate more...
RequirementsMac OS X 10.1 or later
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