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Re: Winscp not prompting for Passphrase for encrypted private key

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Winscp not prompting for Passphrase for encrypted private key


We are using encrypted private keys, but when opening the connection winscp is not prompting for Passphrase, I checked Pagent too and there are no keys loaded, if i load the key in pagent it checks for passphrase which is good and confirms our private key is encrypted, i expected same with winscp when we are not using pagent.. So in authentication page i unchecked the pagent to make sure and to no keys in pagent too. Still it is not checking for passphrase when we are connecting. How can I make winscp to check for passphrase...

We are using Winscp 5.15 , sftp connection