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SSH permission errors and droplet will not update

So I inherited a Droplet. I’ve added my ssh key into the settings on the control panel. I tried to connect to via SSH, root@my-ip No luck, I keep getting Permission denied (publickey) Why is the control panel not updating the authorized_keys on my server as I assume it’s supposed to be? I can access things though the console, which painfully slow and doesn’t seem to support any kind of paste (super lame).

$ cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh root@104.236.63.110 "cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys" obviously won’t work since I can’t get access.

SO what do I do? Type my whole public key into the console by hand? That’s the most BS thing ever. What else?

Help is appreciated. Thanks.


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SSH keys are only used when creating your droplet. Enable password auth or wget your public key.