Sshpass is a tool for non-interactivly performing password authentication with SSH's so called "interactive keyboard password authentication". Most users should use SSH's more secure public key authentication instead.
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: Support was added for reporting the reason for failure through the program's return codes. All outstanding bugs were fixed. The password is hidden from the command line, which is not a perfect security measure, but better than nothing.
Release Notes: This release moves away from Linux-specific functions to POSIX ones to support more platforms.
Release Notes: This release makes sure that authentication failures are terminated early. It will better detect when the child has exited. Error reporting has been improved.
Release Notes: An option to get the password from the environment was added.
No changes have been submitted for this release.