macOS Keeps Asking for SSH Passphrase

Published by Christian Mohn

I’m a big fan of Public Key authentication for SSH but I recently ran into an issue after adding my Public Key to a couple of new Linux VMs I use. The problem was that macOS kept asking for the SSH passphrase when connecting to them, which kind of defeats the purpose of using Public Key authentication in the first place. Thankfully, the solution is pretty simple.

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