How to use KeePassXC with ssh-agent to secure private key access

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SSH-keys are the most common way to connect to a server securely and in an effortless way. A good practice is to protect the keys with a long-enough passphrase. Since it can be painful to type it every time one wants to login to a server, ssh-agent is often used to bypass this. But this can be a security caveat, since any malware or anybody who can access the laptop can then use the ssh-key to connect to servers.

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Using the SSH Config File

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OpenSSH allows you to set up per-user configuration file where you can store different SSH options for each remote machine you connect to. This guide covers the basics of the SSH client configuration file and explains some of the most common configuration options.

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