Adding SSH Keys, I am 100% positive that I used the acceptable assymetric encryprion by the DigitalOcean

February 5, 2018 634 views
Security Ubuntu 16.04

When I try to add SSH Public Key of acceptable type per se SSH-RSA / ECDSA, but it throws two errors
error1: supports only SSH_RSA, ECDSA
error2: unable to generate fingerprint

1 Answer

Hello, @khairpharma01

I will recommend you to check this tutorial on how to add your ssh key to your droplet:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-ssh-keys–2

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/add-ssh-keys/to-existing-droplet/

Also please make sure that you’re trying to connect as the root username.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Regards,
Alex

by Etel Sverdlov
SSH keys provide a more secure way of logging into a virtual private server with SSH than using a password alone. With SSH keys, users can log into a server without a password. This tutorial explains how to generate, use, and upload an SSH Key Pair.
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