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    What is the best way to pass private key to droplet on creation?

    Let's say my droplet needs private SSH key to access other services (like pull things from a git repo). Can I pass private keys in "Add your SSH keys" for droplets? I think I can add it in user-data/cloud-init, but do...
    Accepted Answer: The "Add your SSH keys" box is only for adding a public key to the Droplet for SSH access. You can add a private key via cloud-init, though that does have some drawbacks like potentially being logged. The user-data i...
    1 By sbatishchev Configuration Management Ubuntu