All I want to do is. . .
. . .setup and use SSH.
Genarating and sharing public key
How to create a new public key for ssh and add it to the remote machine.
ssh-keygen -t rsa
Append it to the server:
cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh user@server "cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys"
Copy a file to the remote machine:
scp ~/path/to/file user@server:/path/on/server
Copy a file from the remote machine:
scp user@server:/path/to/file ~/path/on/local
~/.ssh/config file. Having aliases for SSH is a dream.
Host somealias HostName example.com Port 2222 User someuser IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_example IdentitiesOnly yes Host anotheralias HostName 192.168.33.10 User anotheruser PubkeyAuthentication no How aws HostName some.address.ec2.aws.com User awsuser IdentityFile ~/.ssh/aws_identity.pem IdentitiesOnly yes
- HostName - The server host (domain or ipaddress)
- Port - The port to use when connecting
- User - The username to log in with
- IdentityFile - The SSH key identity to use to log in with, if using SSH key access
- IdentitiesOnly - "Yes" to specify only attempting to log in via SSH key
- PubkeyAuthentication - "No" to specify you wish to bypass attempting SSH key authentication