Topic "Only one shot at entering Passphrase in script-mode"

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When running in script-mode and you are prompted to enter Passphrase you only get one try. If you mistype the Passphrase the script continues without authensication and therefore fails.

Is it possible to get multiple tries at entering Passphrase ?

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I wasn't able to reproduce your problem.
Please post a full log file showing the problem.

To generate log file, enable logging, log in to your server and do the operation and only the operation that causes the error. For posting extensive logs you may use pastebin or similar application. Note that passwords and passphrases not stored in the log. You may want to remove other data you consider sensitive though, such as host names, IP addresses, account names or file names (unless they are relevant to the problem). If you do not want to post the log publicly, you may email it to me. You will find my address (if you log in) in my forum profile. Please include link back to this topic in your email. Also note in this topic that you have emailed the log.

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