Getting Started with OpenSSH Key Management

In various tutorials throughout the history of LearnLinuxTV, we’ve gone over the importance of using public keys with OpenSSH. But what do you do when you have multiple clients you work with, how do you manage keys between them? In this video, we’ll go through an example scenario where we have three clients, and we need to maintain multiple SSH keys for each.

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Linux Essentials – Public Key Authentication

Public Key Authentication with OpenSSH is preferred, as it’s a much stronger method of authenticating to your servers when compared to using password authentication. In fact, password authentication in OpenSSH should always be disabled. But before you can password authentication, you’ll need to set up public key authentication, and that’s exactly what we’ll do in today’s video.

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