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I have ssh forwarding enabled and ssh to server A. On server A I want to run a script as root and take advantage of the ssh key being forwarded for USER to send a file to system B. I'm getting a permission denied when trying to run the following.

# runuser -l USER -c "scp filename.tgz serverB:~/"
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First check you can access serverB ssh user@serverB –  X Tian Feb 11 at 1:07
    
Yes, all the servers have the key for user. Server A is a staging server. To access server B I have to mySystem->ServerA->ServerB, mySystem->ServerA->ServerC. Direct ssh access to B and C isn't possible. This is done though key forwarding. –  LF4 Feb 11 at 19:43

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