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copy public key

Terminal - copy public key
ssh-copy-id -i .ssh/id_rsa.pub user@server
2012-07-13 10:30:44
User: netaxiz
Functions: ssh
copy public key


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
ssh-copy-id username@hostname
cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh user@machine "mkdir ~/.ssh; cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys"
2009-02-05 19:37:56
User: DEinspanjer
Functions: cat ssh

If you use Mac OS X or some other *nix variant that doesn't come with ssh-copy-id, this one-liner will allow you to add your public key to a remote machine so you can subsequently ssh to that machine without a password.

ssh-copy-id user@host
2009-08-07 16:36:19
User: matthewbauer
Functions: ssh

Same as original just no $ at start

cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh user@host 'cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys'
2012-12-08 17:00:47
User: eneko
Functions: cat ssh

Alternative for machines without ssh-copy-id

ssh-copy-id host
2012-07-24 08:43:41
Functions: ssh

If the username on the remote host is the same as on the local machine you can omit the username.

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