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Ubuntu 12.04.1 Server Keychain Not Prompting Password

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http://serverfault.com – I am running an Ubuntu web server and have setup RSA public/private keys so that I can backup over to my windows server securely. I have tested backing up my system over SFTP and it works fine. I have recently scripted the backup process but I am running into an issue with private key pass phrase that I have to type every single time. I decided to give keychain a try to get over this problem. I went ahead and installed keychain 2.7.1 and have configured my .bash_profile with the following line: eval `keychain --eval id_rsa` so that I get prompted for the password when I SSH into my server (HowTos)