Dec 18, 2019 Now that you generated your SSH key pair, the next step is to copy the public key to the server you want to manage. The easiest and the recommended way to copy your public key to the server is to use a utility called ssh-copy-id. On your local machine terminal type. To create a Linux VM that uses SSH keys for authentication, specify your SSH public key when creating the VM using the Azure portal, Azure CLI, Azure Resource Manager templates, or other methods: Create a Linux virtual machine with the Azure portal Create a Linux virtual machine with the Azure CLI Create a Linux VM using an Azure template.

How do I generate ssh RSA keys under Linux operating systems?
You need to use the ssh-keygen command as follows to generate RSA keys (open terminal and type the following command):
ssh-keygen -t rsa
OR
ssh-keygen
Sample outputs:

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The -t type option specifies the type of key to create. The possible values “rsa” or “dsa” for protocol version 2. The $HOME/.ssh stores the following two files:

  • $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa – Your private RSA key
  • $HOME/.ssh/id_rsa.pub – Your public RSA key

Please do not share keys file with anyone else. You can upload keys to remote server as follows:
ssh-copy-id [email protected]
Finally, you can login to remote server as follows:
ssh [email protected]
scp file.txt [email protected]:~/data2/

See also:

Generate

Linux Ssh Generate Server Keys For Mac

  • Howto Linux / UNIX setup SSH with DSA public key authentication (password less login)
  • sshpass: Login To SSH Server / Provide SSH Password Using A Shell Script
  • keychain: Set Up Secure Passwordless SSH Access For Backup Scripts

Mac Generate Ssh Key

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