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Install your ssh key file on a remote system

Terminal - Install your ssh key file on a remote system
scp ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub [email protected]:.ssh/authorized_keys
2010-08-25 23:24:09
User: CharlieInCO
Functions: scp
Install your ssh key file on a remote system

Simply copies your public key to the remote system. For the first time, this will require a password for the [email protected] account. From then on, ssh will ask for your private key keyphrase occasionally but you won't need to use the password. Very handy when you're moving files for testing etc.


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Terminal - Alternatives
ssh [email protected] 'cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2' < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

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What others think

This is wrong, as it will override previous authorized keys.

On many distribs you have a script named "ssh-copy-id" that does the job quit well (checks if key exists, set proper perms, ...)

Comment by CodSpirit 399 weeks and 6 days ago

ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/id_*.pub remotehost

Comment by jbroome 319 weeks and 6 days ago

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