class Net::SSH::Authentication::Methods::Publickey

Implements the “publickey” SSH authentication method.

Public Instance Methods

authenticate(next_service, username, password=nil) click to toggle source

Attempts to perform public-key authentication for the given username, trying each identity known to the key manager. If any of them succeed, returns true, otherwise returns false. This requires the presence of a key manager.

# File lib/net/ssh/authentication/methods/publickey.rb, line 16
def authenticate(next_service, username, password=nil)
  return false unless key_manager

  key_manager.each_identity do |identity|
    return true if authenticate_with(identity, next_service, username)

  return false