libssh2_agent_userauth(3) libssh2 libssh2_agent_userauth(3)

libssh2_agent_userauth - authenticate a session with a public key, with the help of ssh-agent

#include <libssh2.h>
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.

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

Added in libssh2 1.2

libssh2_agent_init(3) libssh2_agent_get_identity(3) libssh2_agent_sign(3)

23 Dec 2009 libssh2