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Re: [SLE] SSH & Public Keys
  • From: <dog@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 12:47:14 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.31.0108281245270.7015-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
on the client, do this
ssh-keygen and enter no passphrase. this generates an identity and an in /home/username/.ssh/
now copy the to the remote machine and put it in
/home/username/.ssh/ but rename it to authorized_keys
now try to login via ssh and it should just go without a password prompt

On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Timothy R.Butler wrote:

>Hi everyone,
> I was wondering if anyone could advise me on how to accomplish the
>following, which I know is possible, but haven't had success in doing.
> I use ssh and scp a lot, so I would like to avoid typing in my password
>every time I want to copy a file, or type a command on my remote server. I
>know that I should copy my, and put it in ~/.ssh over on the
>remote server, but what else do I need to do? It seems that isn't enough, as
>I still have to type my password to login.
> Thanks,
> Tim
>Timothy R. Butler Universal Networks
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Chad Whitten
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