Cacomania: Remove the phassprase from a ssh keyfile

Cacomania

Remove the phassprase from a ssh keyfile

Guido Krömer - 2. October 2012 - Tags: ,

Just a command you maybe need sometimes when a shh keyfile with a phassprase becomes annoying. You will still need the actual phassprase(123456 in the example below) to remove it.

# ssh-keygen -p -P 123456 -N "" -f /home/user/.ssh/id_rsa