Connecting to other servers via ssh

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We've just recently changed our servers to not allow password
authentication in order to make them more secure (and so we don't have
to change the password regularly). The problem we're having now is
sometimes we need to connect between the servers using scp.

Would it be reasonable to have keys stored on the servers for
connecting to others or is that a security risk? Or is it possible to
setup Open SSH to access password authentication on a private IP
(10.x.x.x) and key authentication on public IP (


Re: Connecting to other servers via ssh

Nick Le Mouton wrote:
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Why not hop straight to using Kerberos with OpenSSH?

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