Question About SSH Keys

Posted June 19, 2020 643 views

Someone built my droplets using SSH keys. He never gave me access
to my droplets before he walked off so I do not know how to login to them

I do not know anything about SSH keys

Can I change my passwords to just passwords and use them
instead of SSH keys


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  • Tengo una duda y lo detallo:

    Tengo dos cuentas de DO lo cual en una ya hice la instalación de mi wordpress y con su llave SSH creada todo funcionando OK.

    Ahora quiero en la segunda cuenta de DO hacer el mismo proceso pero ¿debo usar la misma llave SSH? o cual sería el correcto proceso de hacerlo para esta nueva instalación.

    Espero su ayuda.

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Hi there @dianetemple824,

Yes, this is doable. In order to do so, you can follow the step by step instructions from the official documentation here:

On another note, if you wish to learn more about SSH keys, I would recommend going through this tutorial here:

Let me know if you have any other questions!


by Brian Boucheron
In this guide, we'll focus on setting up SSH keys for an Ubuntu 20.04 installation. SSH keys provide an easy, secure way of logging into your server and are recommended for all users.
  • Thanks
    Now I will have to find someone to do this for me

    Also this person was a member because he was doing the work on my server and he also created a team

    I have his SSH keys but don’t know what to with them

    If I delete him and those SSH keys so that the passwords will be sent to me will that affect anything since he built the droplets