On Wednesday 21 September 2016 12:24:39 to...@tuxteam.de wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:18:55AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Greetings all, Dr Klepp in particular;
> > Where can I get a tut on doing the ssh keyfile login, and where can
> > I find a tutorial that is essentialy what Dr. Klepp had me do about
> > a year back that made these 3 commands in my rc.local file Just
> > Work:
> 1. you need a keypair. Unless you have it already, you generate one
> with ssh-keygen. There, you have the choice to let it use the
> default file name (typically, ~/.ssh/id_rsa and ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub or
> similar, depending on the key type) and whether you want the private
> key protected by a passphrase (recommended, but you have to unlock it
> either with ssh-add or whatever mechanism your desktop environment has
> for you).
> 2. you copy the public part to the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys of the
> server's user you want to log into -- there's the handy "ssh-copy-id"
> for that. From the client
> ssh-add # if not done already
> ssh-copy-id user@server # enter for one last time user's password
> This is the bird's view. Ask if you get stuck.
> -- t
Thanks Tomas, I'll see what I've missed. Right now its working but its
all passwd protected. Well enough I think I can get the public key
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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