Server's SSH key fingerprint shown in Putty is different from Droplet setup
I’m testing hosting a forum on a droplet, ran into some trouble, destroyed the droplet and started from scratch. I have an SSH key stored in my Digitalocean account, and when I created the new droplet, I associated it with that SSH key.
Then when I connect to the droplet with Putty for the first time, to the IP-address displayed for the droplet, Putty shows me a different SSH key fingerprint than what I see in Digitalocean.
What’s going on? It’s as if Putty connects to someone else’s droplet?
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