SFTP deployment through Hexo is failing because the $SSH_AUTH_SOCK env variable isn't set

November 16, 2017 1.4k views
Ubuntu Networking

Ok, I’m trying to deploy using hexo deploy with their SFTP connector and I’m getting a ‘Timed out while waiting for handshake’ and I think it’s because it’s looking for an environment variable $SSHAUTHSOCK on the server and it isn’t set. The $SSHAUTHSOCK is the hexo default, I could change it but basically I need an env variable that points to the agent path.

Hexo doc for this feature is here, https://hexo.io/docs/deployment.html#SFTP specifically the agent parameter.

Any ideas?

2 Answers

Are you running an ssh-agent?

Hi~ I just used the default ssh private key without ssh-agent and I came across the same error, but I finally found that it was because my network had broken down…

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