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Sascha Depold

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Working with ssh keys

This is mostly a reminder for myself. But maybe you are also interested in this :)

So this is the way you can access a server via ssh without getting asked about passwords:

​1. Create a SSH key. You might want to take a look at this to get one.

​2. Copy the result of the following command:cat .ssh/id_rsa.pub

​3. Connect to the server: ssh [email protected] + Enter password

​4. Create the .ssh folder if not yet done:mkdir ~/.ssh

​5. pico ~/.ssh/authorized_keys => Paste the clipboard.

​6. exit

​7. ssh [email protected] => You should now be connected without entering a password!

HF