Subject: Re: Re-authenticate

Re: Re-authenticate

From: Alexander Lamaison <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 22:44:06 +0100

On 19 June 2012 20:30, Casper Langemeijer <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to get the number of bugs on the ssh2 php bindings down a bit.
> One of the oldest open bugs is a request for a feature to re-authenticate:
> unfortunately it is not possible to re-use a SSH connection for several log
> ins (authentications). This would be *very* useful because it takes ages to
> establish a ssh connection, so one could save a lot of time if it were
> possible to re-login via ssh2_auth_password().
> Btw, the server hangs up if one tries to re-authenticate a second time.

What do you mean by reauthenticate/re-login? One the connection has
been authenticated, that's it; the server won't de-authentication it.
If, on the other hand, the connection breaks then you have no
connection to revive. Starting and authenticating from scratch
becomes the only option.


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Received on 2012-06-19