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You can login to a remote Linux server without entering password in 3 simple steps using ssky-keygen and ssh-copy-id as explained in this article. ssh-keygen creates the public and private keys. ssh-copy-id copies the local-host's public key to the remote-host's authorized_keys file. ssh-copy-id also assigns proper permission to the remote-host's home, ~/.ssh, and ~/.ssh/authorized_keys. This [...]


In our previous articles, we discussed how to setup ssh key based authentication to perform ssh and scp without password under the following three scenarios: OpenSSH to OpenSSH OpenSSH to SSH2 SSH2 to SSH2 In this article, I'll explain how to perform ssh and scp from SSH2 (local-host) to OpenSSH (remote-host) with no password. In [...]


SSH Key based authentication setup from openSSH to SSH2

The previous articles (openSSH to openSSH setup, SSH2 to SSH2 setup) explains about how to setup key based authentication on the same version of ssh to perform ssh and scp without entering password. This article explains how to setup SSH key based authentication between different version of SSH (from openSSH to SSH2) to perform ssh [...]


Perform SSH and SCP Without Entering Password on openSSH

In this article, I'll explain how to perform ssh and scp without entering the password using the SSH Public Key authentication with SSH Agent on openSSH There are two levels of security in the SSH key based authentication. In order for you to login, you need both the private key and the passphrase. Even if [...]