libssh2_agent_userauth - Man Page

authenticate a session with a public key, with the help of ssh-agent


#include <libssh2.h>

int libssh2_agent_userauth(LIBSSH2_AGENT *agent,
                          const char *username,
                          struct libssh2_agent_publickey *identity);


agent - ssh-agent handle as returned by libssh2_agent_init(3)

username - Remote user name to authenticate as.

identity - Public key to authenticate with, as returned by libssh2_agent_get_identity(3)

Attempt public key authentication with the help of ssh-agent.

Return Value

Returns 0 if succeeded, or a negative value for error.


Added in libssh2 1.2

See Also

libssh2_agent_init(3) libssh2_agent_get_identity(3)

Referenced By


23 Dec 2009 libssh2 1.2 libssh2 manual