[Planetlab-users] Beginner question. How to make connection among
mlhuang at CS.Princeton.EDU
Fri Jun 24 10:17:14 EDT 2005
>> Say in a java program, one node works as a server, another node tries
>> to connect to it. Need i upload the ssh keys to every node and turn on
>> ssh agent to make them connectable with each other??
Please do not upload your SSH keys to your slice unless they are
protected by passphrases; even then, it is not recommended practice. If
your slice is ever compromised, your key may be stolen and used to gain
access to all other nodes in your slice. This has happened before and
will happen again unless users take adequate measures to lock down their
A gentle reminder to all users: please change your SSH keys frequently.
If you ever suspect that a machine, including your desktop, has been
compromised, change your PlanetLab web password and SSH key from a
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