Login with SecureCRT ssh keys

June 30, 2015 3.9k views
Security DigitalOcean CentOS

Tell me, how to setup ssh keys to work with SecureCRT

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In order to use SecureCRT to connect to your server, you must first generate an SSH public key. With SecureCRT, you can use the “Public-Key Assistant” to do this. In the Tools menu click the Create Public Key entry. See this article for more information.

On the server side, you will need to copy the public key to your user’s ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file. This tutorial walks you through the process:

by Etel Sverdlov
SSH keys provide a more secure way of logging into a virtual private server with SSH than using a password alone. With SSH keys, users can log into a server without a password. This tutorial explains how to generate, use, and upload an SSH Key Pair.
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