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use .ssh file to login the server

Terminal - use .ssh file to login the server
ssh root@172.16.1.99 -i my_openssh_key.ssh -p 9999
2013-03-10 12:37:19
User: motopig
Functions: ssh
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use .ssh file to login the server

use .ssh file to login the server

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No, just no. You don't call your 'public' key 'open'. It's public.

instead of running that command, you can use your ~/.ssh/config

ie:

Host myhostname

HostName 172.16.1.99

Port 9999

IdentityFile ~/.ssh/my_private_ssh_key

User root

so you can log in like this:

ssh myhostname

ps (for those of you who are interested): before being able to log in like that, you should have your public key your on remote server's ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file.

a simple way of doing it would be:

cat ~/.ssh/my_public_ssh_key | ssh -p 9999 -l root 172.16.1.99 'cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys'
Comment by lawck 123 weeks and 6 days ago

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