Cannot ssh into my droplet with or with out password / with or without ssh pairs
I am revisiting my application on digitalocean but my keys were on a hard drive that just died. I tried using putty to initiate ssh and it asked me for my username, which I did not know so I went about changing the password inside digital ocean.
I was able to access the terminal inside digital ocean but it would not let me modify any files. I suppose I need to change permissions but since I lost root access, I am at a loss as to what to do.
Every time I try to enter either via git bash or putty, I get an error. In gitbash,
Permission denied (publicKey).
In Putty, Server refused your key. I followed about 11 tutorials and no luck. I have the private key stored in my .ssh folder as private.ppk as well as my public key.
I copied the single line code into the interface provided by digitalocean and gave it a unique name. In putty, I pointed to the private key.
If anyone can help me with this I would greatly apprecate it. Thank you in advance.
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