Login from a different machine with different user/ssh key

Posted June 26, 2018 2.1k views
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I’ve read some posts, but still can’t figure this out.

On my linux pc, I can login as root with ssh (without password), and also created a non-root user (who also logs in without password).

On my windows laptop, I want to create another non-root user with ssh (I believe it’s better in case the laptop got stolen to have a different user/key). But I don’t know how to do this?

Thanks for any help

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You can follow the steps here on how to create a new key on your windows machine and how to add it to your droplet:

Then you can connect to your droplet with putty by following the steps here: