[Cyberduck-trac] [Cyberduck] #5259: Support for existing putty/pageant

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Sun Oct 3 10:04:06 CEST 2010

#5259: Support for existing putty/pageant
    Reporter:  lukas              |        Owner:  dkocher  
        Type:  enhancement        |       Status:  new      
    Priority:  normal             |    Milestone:           
   Component:  sftp               |      Version:  4.0b2    
    Severity:  normal             |   Resolution:           
    Keywords:  ppk putty pageant  |     Platform:  Windows 7
Architecture:  Intel              |  

Comment (by yla):

 The passwords are stored in the user settings which is by default located
 in the current user's roaming profile. E.g. on a Win7 machine this (if not


 Currently it's not possible to override this location. In the OS X version
 this is already possible and we plan to add this possibility too (refer to
 #5261). Please note that we use the [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-
 us/library/ms995355.aspx Data Protection API (DPAPI)] to encrypt all
 passwords (including passphrases for private keys). With pageant the
 passphrase is only stored in memory though. I'll have a look into adding
 pageant support for an upcoming version.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.cyberduck.ch/ticket/5259#comment:8>
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