Add Your Existing SSH Key To The Root User Account

October 29, 2020

So, you’ve provisioned a server but your host didn’t install an SSH key-pair for you. Which likely means that you’re just logging in with a password. But, you do have an SSH key-pair already and instead of generating another one unique to your server, you would like to use the existing one. The easiest way to do this is as…

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Extract The SSH Public Key From A Private Key File

October 27, 2020

So, you’ve lost your public key but still have your private key. Or, maybe, you’ve downloaded the private key portion of the SSH key-pair that AWS (Amazon Web Services) generated and now you need the public portion (because AWS doesn’t give that to you for some reason). It’s actually quite easy to get the public key out of the private…

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