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Install your ssh key file on a remote system

Terminal - Install your ssh key file on a remote system
ssh user@remote 'cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2' < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
2010-08-27 07:47:05
User: yababay
Functions: ssh
4
Install your ssh key file on a remote system

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Terminal - Alternatives
scp ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub user@remote:.ssh/authorized_keys
2010-08-25 23:24:09
User: CharlieInCO
Functions: scp
-16

Simply copies your public key to the remote system. For the first time, this will require a password for the user@remote 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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