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SSH connection with private key and port 222

Terminal - SSH connection with private key and port 222
ssh -i /root/.ssh/username\@hostname -p 222 [email protected]
2011-09-30 11:23:22
User: wallacetan
Functions: ssh
SSH connection with private key and port 222


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The command is correct, however, there is nothing to win on having a different private/public keypair for every different hosts, like it looks like here.

Having one for private, one at work, and one per script that cant use password is sufficient.

Comment by xeor 263 weeks and 6 days ago


Nonsense. I've generated a public/private key pair, and uploaded both to every Amazon instance for work. This is for file transfer between each instance, and between my terminal and the instance. While this is great, there is no way in hell I'm going to reuse the exact same key for my client's blog that I use for backup via rsync. That would give my client the keys to my employer's kingdom (and the reverse too).


Think about keying every single room in a hotel to the exact same biting. Super convenient, and what could possibly go wrong?

Comment by unixmonkey8121 263 weeks and 5 days ago

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