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Howto: Public Key Authentication with SSH

  • 17 Apr 2020
  • rob

Reference: Linode Documentation on Public Key Authentication with SSH

(1) If the file ~/.ssh/ doesn’t exist, generate it with the command below:

ssh-keygen -b 4096

(2) Upload the public key into the remote server you want to SSH into:

ssh-copy-id your_username@

Replace your_username with the admin user of the target server.
Replace with the IP address of the target server.

This will append the public key to the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file in the target server.

Now you can SSH into the target server without having to log in manually.

Another way is to manually copy over the file to the target server and create the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file with the contents of


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