SSH sudo password problem

Jhair Tocancipa Triana jhair_tocancipa at
Fri Oct 14 19:54:33 UTC 2005

Carthik Sharma writes:

 > 3) If I execute the same script using
 > $ sudo ./

 > I am repeatedly asked for my (carthik's) password, for each instance of an
 > ssh statement in the script! In the script I try to log in to the remote
 > server as user carthik, not as user "root" or anything of that sort.

With sudo the script will run as root and ssh will search for your
authentication keys in /root/.ssh/* instead of /home/youruser/.ssh/*

Are your authentication keys in the /root/.ssh directoy valid?


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