[TriLUG] need to automatically accept new ssh keys

Michael Tharp gxti at partiallystapled.com
Wed Oct 10 22:33:45 EDT 2007

Greg Brown wrote:
> had to change /etc/ssh/ssh.conf which is what I didn't want to do, but I can
> live with this for a short time on the lab machine.  I was hoping the
> command line switch would do the trick.
> On 10/10/07, Greg Brown <gwbrown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm in a lab, it is secure, and I'm calling ssh from an expect script and
>> can't input data each and every time I connect to something new (any one of
>> a gigillion routers).
>> I thought ssh -a -l would do the rick but it doesn't seem to work.. any
>> ideas?
>> Greg

This should do the trick:
ssh -o 'StrictHostKeyChecking no'

-- m. tharp

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