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Can't login with SSH after generating id_rsa.pub and adding this to "SSH Keys" tab

Posted December 9, 2014 2.7k views

Hi! I need help with SSH. I create SSH key with
email: mfear13@gmail.com
password: [redacted]

add my id_rsa.pub in “SSH Keys” tab, than try:

ssh root@104.131.113.246

password: [redacted]

and have output:

Permission denied, please try again.

Thanks a lot!

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seriously? providing your root passwords in public? good luck!

btw, if you applied ssh key authentication before uploading ssh key to the server and/or disabled root access, you can repair it from DO dashboard - KVM like console is available on your droplet.

same problem here.
the “howto” info is not clear

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