[winswitch] How to connect using ssh when I have to specify the private key file?

Heng Zhou hzhou1 at cs.uml.edu
Thu Dec 25 13:06:32 GMT 2014

Thank you for  the reply. I have successfully connected from command line.
Also, I learnt to use Pageant to store the key file so that I can use Xpra
launcher in Windows to connect without providing a password. Thank you
again and Merry Christmas!

On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 8:45 AM, Antoine Martin <antoine at nagafix.co.uk>

> On 24/12/14 17:16, Heng Zhou wrote:
> > Hi, I tried to use xpra on Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance. But to connect to
> > this instance using ssh, Amazon requires that we have to specify the
> > private key (identity) file using -i parameter, and this is the only way
> to
> > connect to it through ssh. So how should I write the ssh parameter in the
> > "xpra attach" command line for which it seems that only
> > ssh:SERVERUSERNAME at SERVERHOST:100 form is allowed.
> Use the "--ssh=ssh -i YOURKEYFILE" command line option.
> > As an alternative, if I plan to connect to EC2 instance using TCP, how to
> > let the xpra server specify the TCP port?
> This is covered in the man page, the "xpra --help" information, the
> wiki, etc..
> Cheers
> Antoine
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