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Start the Key Agent

You can start the Reflection Key Agent from the Windows Start menu or from any Reflection application that supports Secure Shell connections.

Note: Whenever the Key Agent is running, the Key Agent icon is visible in the Windows system tray.

To start the agent the first time

  1. In the Windows Start menu, locate the Reflection installation folder.
  2. Go to Utilities > Key Agent.
  3. Enter a passphrase. Use this phrase whenever you want to unlock the agent.

To start the agent from the Windows Start menu

  1. In the Windows Start menu, locate the Reflection installation folder.
  2. Go to Utilities > Key Agent.
  3. Click Unlock to unlock the agent.

To start the agent from a Reflection Application

  1. Open the Reflection Secure Shell Settings dialog box.
  2. Go to the User Keys tab, and click Launch Key Agent.
  3. Click Unlock to unlock the agent.

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  • Start a connection that is configured to use a key stored in the Key Agent.

    If the agent is not already running, Reflection launches it automatically and displays a prompt to unlock the agent.

Related Topics

Key Agent Passphrase

Lock or Unlock the Key Agent

Hide and View the Key Agent

Stop the Key Agent