Unable to SSH into a droplet after following all the instructions


I setup a oneclick Ghost blog install.

Then, I followed this tutorial to add SSH auth to the droplet. I followed the exact steps, but getting a “Server refused our key” error.

I checked, and the public key is in the right format. No additional spaces.

What else could I try?

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September 22, 2023
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Hello @akash47

Many of the most common issues regarding key-based authentication are caused by incorrect file permissions or ownership. Here are some steps you can take to troubleshoot this issue:

You can also check our tutorial on how to Troubleshoot ssh authentication issues here:

Hope that this helps!

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