Zach over at NoSheep has written a really nice article about how to configure a SSH trust relationship on UNIX systems. By doing this, you can prevent the system from prompting you for a password, thus allowing the user to use scripted solutions to move files around with sftp, etc. He didn’t mention, however, that to get this up and working correctly under Solaris, you have to uncomment the following lines in your /usr/local/etc/ssh_config file:
And one of these lines. In most cases the Identity File will be id_rsa.
# IdentityFile ~/.ssh/identity
# IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_dsa