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my machine crashed i lost my terminal access to the droplet Permission denied (publickey).

Posted April 7, 2018 735 views
Debian DigitalOcean

how to get the new public and private key for my drop let so that i can access the droplet by terminal

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Most likely you just need to load your key into your host machines ssh-agent - For MacOS or Linux you can use the following…

eval `ssh-agent`
ssh-add /path/to/private/key

or

ssh -i /path/to/private/key username@droplet

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