X2Go Bug report logs - #1506
pyhoca-cli should take the username from ~/.ssh/config

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Package: pyhoca-cli; Maintainer for pyhoca-cli is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for pyhoca-cli is src:pyhoca-cli.

Reported by: "R. Diez" <rdiezmail-2006@yahoo.de>

Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:20:02 UTC

Severity: wishlist

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From: "R. Diez" <rdiezmail-2006@yahoo.de>
To: submit@bugs.x2go.org
Subject: pyhoca-cli should take the username from ~/.ssh/config
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 20:17:48 +0100
Package: pyhoca-cli
Severity: wishlist

Hi there:

First of all, thanks for x2go and pyhoca-cli.

In my ~/.ssh/config , I have the following entry:

  HostName example.com
  Port 12345
  User someuser
  IdentityFile /home/blah/blah/id_rsa_blah_blah
  CheckHostIP no

So that this works straight away:


pyhoca-cli is somehow using some of the settings above, like "HostName", "Port" and "IdentityFile". However, it is not using "User". Therefore, the 
following fails:

pyhoca-cli  --new  --try-resume  --command MATE  --sound=none  --link isdn  --pack 16m-jpeg-6  --server MY_SSH_HOST_FRIENDLY_NAME

The log is:

pyhoca-cli[95058] NOTICE: preparing requested X2Go session
pyhoca-cli[95058] (PyHocaCLI) NOTICE: preparing requested X2Go session
pyhoca-cli[95058] (x2gosessregistry-pylib) NOTICE: registering X2Go session Pyhoca-Client_Session...
pyhoca-cli[95058] (x2goclient-pylib) NOTICE: initializing X2Go session...
pyhoca-cli[95058] (x2gocontrolsession-pylib) NOTICE: connecting to [example.chickenkiller.com]:56787
pyhoca-cli[95058] (PyHocaCLI) WARN: passwordless login for ,,mycurrentusername'' failed [SSHException]
pyhoca-cli: error: No existing session

The workaround is to always specify --username=xxx when running pyhoca-cli .

I would be nice if pyhoca-cli did not always default to the current username, but to the one in ~/.ssh/config (if at all present).


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