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Describe how SSH private key authentication works

technical, linux, ssh

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The ssh-keygen command will generate an SSH keypair (by default, in your $HOME/.ssh directory). A keypair consists of two files: a private key (id_rsa or id_dsa) and the corresponding public key ( or

Anonymous on Apr 12, 2012

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