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how do I remove ssh from my droplets

  • Posted October 29, 2013

I created a key and it won’t accept my password and I want to remove it but when I try to open a new droplet the key is always there.

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SSH keys are A LOT more secure than passwords. <i>See</i> <a href=“https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-create-ssh-keys-with-putty-to-connect-to-a-vps”>How To Create SSH Keys with PuTTY to Connect to a VPS</a>.

You can reset your droplet’s root password (Access - > Reset root password) and use it to log in instead. Once you’re logged in, run the following command to clear your SSH key: <br> <br><pre>cat /dev/null > /root/.ssh/authorized_keys</pre>