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Bash snippets to automatically start and stop an ssh-agent process on login and logout
#!/bin/bash
## in .bash_profile
SSHAGENT=`which ssh-agent`
SSHAGENTARGS="-s"
if [ -z "$SSH_AUTH_SOCK" -a -x "$SSHAGENT" ]; then
eval `$SSHAGENT $SSHAGENTARGS`
trap "kill $SSH_AGENT_PID" 0
fi
## in .logout
if [ ${SSH_AGENT_PID+1} == 1 ]; then
ssh-add -D
ssh-agent -k > /dev/null 2>&1
unset SSH_AGENT_PID
unset SSH_AUTH_SOCK
fi

avramd commented Aug 11, 2014

This is great, thanks!

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