Thursday, February 28, 2013

SSH log-in without entering the password

1. If you have no public and private ssh keys run the following command and press Enter for all the input requests:

$ ssh-keygen

2. Copy your public key to the remote server you want to log-in to via ssh without entering the password:

$ ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/ username@remote_host

3. Try to log-in to the server without entering the password:

$ ssh username@remote_host