How to SSH login to your server without password?
Instructions to login without password to your server using SSH.
You need to generate SSH Key (the private key) on your Linux local computer and then update remote linux computer or server with the authorized_keys (the public key).
1. Check if .ssh folder already exist under your home directory (/home/user-name/.shh ).
If not create a folder .ssh
# mkdir .ssh
2. Generate or create SSH key run ssh-keygen command.
# ssh-keygen -t rsa
Press enter for all the below options to save the default settings:
-> Enter file in which to save the key (/Users/exampleuser/.ssh/id_rsa)
-> Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase)
-> Enter same passphrase again
Now you have created the key pair.You can find all the newly generated files in your .ssh folder.
id_rsa id_rsa.pub known_hosts
you need to copy the *.pub file to your remote computer or server. Copy the file id_rsa.pub to your web server and save it as authorized_keys under
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