I cannot SSH to my new droplet

Posted October 16, 2019 1k views
Initial Server Setup

I just created a new droplet with a public key, but when I tried to ssh to the server, I get public key permission error.
The server I am trying to get into is:

Thank you in advance!

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Hello, @voltrue2

I would recommend you to check this two articles as they should help you to sort this out:–2

Let me know if you have any questions.

Hi @voltrue2,

It’s possible the key is not correct anymore or something is missing.

I’ll recommend you to take the key from the following file

cat ~/.ssh/id_pub.rsa

And put the contents on your droplet in the following place manually

vi ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

Once you have, you should be able to login without a problem.