Opened 8 months ago

Closed 8 months ago

#2395 closed help (fixed)

Cannot connect with Rose on ARCHER

Reported by: nfreychet Owned by: ros
Priority: normal Component: Rose/Cylc
Keywords: Cc:
Platform: ARCHER UM Version:



Trying to set the ssh from Puma to ARCHER for Rose. I had the same problem as explained here:

I followed the instruction of this page:

When I do the ssh manually (ssh, I am asked a password and it works. However when I try to run the Rose command rose host-select archer I still get the error messages ([WARN] (ssh failed) …)

So I wonder if there is anything else to do to configure the ssh connection?


Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 8 months ago by ros

  • Owner changed from um_support to ros
  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • UM Version <select version> deleted

Hi Nicolas,

You need to be able to ssh from PUMA to ARCHER without it prompting for password or passphrase. It sounds from the above, like you haven't got ssh-agent setup properly.

If you have previously setup ssh-keys then you probably just need to add the key to the agent with ssh-add. If that doesn't work then the FAQ here may help:

If you don't have ssh-agent set up at all see full instructions here:


comment:2 Changed 8 months ago by nfreychet

Hi Ros,

Indeed it solved the problem! (I remember I set the ssh-keys before but maybe it's been desactivated somehow).
Thanks for the help!


comment:3 Changed 8 months ago by ros

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed
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