Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of faq/public-private-key-generation


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Mar 18, 2008, 1:25:40 PM (12 years ago)
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Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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    4141You only need to do this once for each server you plan to access this way.
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    43 == accessing the server using your key ==
     43== Accessing a server using your key ==
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    45 Congratulations! Now, whenever you want to secure shell or secure FTP into your site, you will be prompted for your private key password rather than your server password.
     45Congratulations! Now, whenever you want to secure shell or secure FTP into your site, you will be prompted for your private key password rather than your server password.  You can continue connecting as you always have, but you'll be prompted for the key instead of the remote password.
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    4747== Further reading ==
    4848 * [http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1810 SSH user identities] by Brian Hatch
    49  * [http://lackof.org/taggart/hacking/ssh/ ssh best practices] by Matt Taggart
     49 * [http://lackof.org/taggart/hacking/ssh/ SSH best practices] by Matt Taggart