Saturday, June 4, 2011

Creating public/private key for SSH

Run the following command replacing <email> with the desired email address.

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 2048 -C <email> -f id_rsa

Two files will be created: id_rsa and Copy the content out of and add it to a ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the server. Place id_rsa in ~/.ssh/ on your computer.

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