I have added my ssh passphrase to my keychain with ssh-add -K option but I cannot seem to find it in the keychain. I have looked at login keychain and icloud keychain. I used the command line application security without luck. I even looked at every single entry in the login keychain to see which applications are allowed to read in case I stumble on ssh-agent. Any tips for finding it?


AFAIK the security command line tool does not work with icloud keychain but with an independent keychain. I can find my ssh key using keychain access (the desktop app) and searching for the filename or the file path.

  • Seems like it was there but I had to restart keychain to see it. Thanks for pointing at the right direction. – Umut Jan 11 '18 at 11:14

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