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setting_up_ssh_keys [2017/09/27 00:22]
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setting_up_ssh_keys [2017/11/11 09:44] (current)
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 You will need to do the following in the Linux terminal to create your SSH keys and register them in FreeIPA: You will need to do the following in the Linux terminal to create your SSH keys and register them in FreeIPA:
  
-  -Type: ''%%ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096%%'', then press enter.+  -On your ssh client machine type: ''%%ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096%%'', then press enter.
   -It will prompt you to create a password.  This is optional, but arguably more secure.  If you choose to create a password, it will have you enter it twice for confirmation.  The key pair is then generated and saved to ''%%~/.ssh/%%'' in your home directory.  Note: this folder is hidden.  In order to see it you will have to use ''%%ls -a%%'' in the terminal or hit ''%%Alt+.%%'' to toggle "show hidden files/folders" in the file browser (Dolphin).   -It will prompt you to create a password.  This is optional, but arguably more secure.  If you choose to create a password, it will have you enter it twice for confirmation.  The key pair is then generated and saved to ''%%~/.ssh/%%'' in your home directory.  Note: this folder is hidden.  In order to see it you will have to use ''%%ls -a%%'' in the terminal or hit ''%%Alt+.%%'' to toggle "show hidden files/folders" in the file browser (Dolphin).
   -Open the file ''%%~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub%%'' in a text editor/viewer (Atom, Kate, vim, less, cat, etc.).  Copy its contents to the clipboard/buffer.   -Open the file ''%%~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub%%'' in a text editor/viewer (Atom, Kate, vim, less, cat, etc.).  Copy its contents to the clipboard/buffer.
setting_up_ssh_keys.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/11 09:44 by bryceml