Hey Ranjan

All boxes are running centos 6.5

the keys where created using key-gen

on each box, i created a user testuser1 for testing/ease


On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 10:35 PM, Ranjan Maitra <maitra.mbox.ignored@inbox.com> wrote:
What are these boxes running? Also, how did you create your ssh key(s)?


On Thu, 7 Jul 2016 21:07:38 -0400 bruce <badouglas@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey... (again)
> Still trying to get my mind around how to solve this. Someone mentioned ssh
> forwarding, but I've not gotten it to work.
> Say I have 5 boxes on my network,
> box1
> box2
> box3
> box4
> box5
> Each box has a generic user - user1, with limited perms/access
> On my local box, i create a pub/private ssh key. I copy the pub key to each
> box..
> From my local box, I can then ssh -using the priv/pub key into box1.
> From box1, can I then hop/ssh over to box2, using the pub key for the user1
> that I created/installed?
> I'm trying to figure out how I can hop between boxes as needed without
> having to have lots of pub/private keys ...
> What do I need to add to the local box, or to box1 / box2 to permit me to
> hop from box1 to box2 without having to add a key from/between box1 and
> box2?
> if ssh forwarding is the soln, what has to be added to which files, on
> which boxes?
> Thoughts/comments..
> Thanks

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