Howto setup SSH keys between machines

Friday, 2 April 2004, 3:42 AM EST

SSH keys can provide a relief to system administrators. Are you tired of typing in strong passwords over and over again to connect machines you admin? Using SSH keys and ssh-agent allows you to type in a passphrase only once on your workstation. SSH generates a private and a public key. The public key can be put on the machines you wish to communicate with. SSH will then connect to those machines with keys instead of your standard password. Using ssh-agent can automate this by automatically sending your key to the machines you connect to.

By Daniel Owen at Fedora News.

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