Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of faq/public-private-key-generation


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Mar 21, 2008, 9:58:47 AM (14 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    3333== Setting up your key for access to a server ==
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     35=== One Linux or Mac OS X (using the command line) ===
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    3537Now that you have a public key, you will want to copy it to the server (or servers) on which you want to use it. With the following command replace `USER` with your username and `SERVER` with your server name, like `malcolm.mayfirst.org`:
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    47 You only need to do this once for each server you plan to access this way.
     49=== On Windows, Mac OS X or Linux (using a graphical program) ===
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     51Using [wiki:sftp your favorite graphical Secure FTP program], login to your account, create a directory called .ssh (if it doesn't already exist), and upload your id_rsa.pub file to that directory. Once it has been uploaded, rename it: authorized_keys.
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    4953== Accessing a server using your key ==