Works with Windows OpenSSH agent?

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Works with Windows OpenSSH agent?

Hi, I'm new to WinSCP, from Filezilla.
Just wondering if it's possible to use WinSCP with Windows OpenSSH agent instead of using Pageant? I have it working with Git nicely so I don't need to enter a passphrase, is this possible with WinSCP?
I've done a bit of searching around but not had much luck so far.

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Re: Works with Windows OpenSSH agent?

WinSCP supports PuTTY agent (pagent) only.

The request for support of OpenSSH agent is is being tracked here:
https://winscp.net/tracker/1682
You can vote for it there.

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martin wrote:

Thanks for the link. I have added it to the tracker.
No problem.
Can you expand on the "use with caution"?
I did have some reservations about installing it initially as I didn't really know what it was doing behind the scenes.

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PuTTY Pageant has built-in security features aimed at preventing the keys to be stolen by malicious software. I do not know if winssh-pageant matches that (even if I assume that it is trustworthy software on its own).

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