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Pageant - reports error “can't open file” but loads keys anyway

I'm using Pageant 0.70 to load keys on Windows 10 via a PowerShell script: profile-file.ps1 $pageant-path = "c:\full-path-to-pageant.exe" $keypath1 = c:\full-path-to-key1 $keypath2 = c:\full-path-to-...
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How can I automatically start an SSH tunnel when I put in my Pageant password?

I need an SSH tunnel for my VNC to work. Currently I have a PuTTY connection that creates the tunnel, but which requires Pageant to authenticate. I also have Pageant, VNCc, and PuTTY in my Windows ...
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Is Pageant applying the entered passphrase too few keys in a row on purpose? [closed]

In another question I asked about passphrases and the mechanism against being compromised in the case of a huge amount of sample data. What brought me here is Pageant, which remembers the passphrase ...
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Extracting private key from PIV card

I can get the public key out of my PIV card (using PuTTy) but I am unable to get the private key, which I would like to emulate the card by running Pageant. Is there any way to get the private key out ...
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How can I configure FileZilla to first try the provided password before trying private keys?

I use FileZilla 3.29.0 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. Amongst the SFTP servers, I connect to, some of them use password authentication, and others use private keys. I use Pageant to manage the ...
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Pageant - Win 10 - Cannot load keys on startup

If I run pageant and add keys, there is no problem. The key gets loaded without issues. If I create a shortcut to run pageant and load the keys at the same time, like so: "C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Using Plink with Pageant in the Windows Task scheduler

On a Windows machine, I have a script that starts a Linux server, performs a backup, and finally shuts down the server. The script uses Plink with public key authentication to run the shutdown command ...
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How can I use the ~/.ssh/config file with Pageant under windows?

I am using Pageant on my Windows machine to manage my SSH key. I have used ssh-agent before, but since Vagrant does not use ssh but net-ssh on vagrant up/provisioning I need to have my key in Pageant ...
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Pageant doesn't work with tortoise SVN and putty authentication

I followed this youtube tutorial to try to install tortoise svn on Windows and commit on a unix remote server. I don't want tortoise to ask me for my password on every commit. This tutorial works ...
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Can I store multiple private keys in one Putty PPK file?

I have multiple accounts on a server, say for example red webadmin testuser At the moment I have private keys for these in separate PPK files. I have shortcuts to these on the desktop - so clicking ...