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Re: Remote Mathematica kernels and SSH password
> Mathematica starts connecting (I can see the 'sshd' process running on > the remote machine), but seems to get stuck on the "Password: " > prompt. > > Is there some way to make Mathematica ask for my password when logging on? > Or what can I change in the remote machine? The simplest solution when you want SSH logins to happen transparently in the background is to make a public key, install it on the server and then use the public key to login instead of your password. The benefit of this is that a program such as ssh-agent (Linux/Unix) or pageant (Windows) can ask for your password ONCE when you log in and then (effectively) securely hand it on to other programs that need it until you log out. See e.g. http://mah.everybody.org/docs/ssh or http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/0.55/htmldoc/Chapter9.html for details. I hope this helps, Chris.