Painless SSH Key Management

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I found SSHKeyChain to be one of the most useful utilities on MacOS X so far. The Website states Painless ssh key management for MacOS X and they don't exaggerate. I can just import new ssh keys (the ever growing list of SVN+SSH repositories...) and stop thinking about them. Apple's Keychain takes care of the passphrase management.

In addition, it comes with a small environment property list editor built-in: Screenshot: SSKeyChain Property list editor

Update 2009-06-15: Outdated

Since MacOS 10.5 Leopard, SSHKeyChain is no longer needed. The version of SSH that comes with the OS is integrated nicely with KeyChain Access.

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