I configured my droplet to set up for ssh by adding my public key into the droplet UI. Whenever I attempt to ssh in by pasting the private key I get an accessed denied error. I have not been able to log into my droplet so far. I am using a mac with terminal

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What I could suggest here is adding the -v argument which would give you some really useful debug information that you could use as a starting point. So the command would look something like this:

ssh -vvv your_user@your.server.ip.address

Hope that this helps! You could paste the output here as well if you wish.

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