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Install Public SSH Key On Private Server

Create a new keypair


Install on remote linux ssh

  ssh-copy-id <public key> <destination URI>

Check that `ssh` sign-in requirements to see if password/key are mandatory…

Configure SSH Password/Key Requirements

Look in /etc/ssh/sshd_config or /etc/sshd_config for

  • PasswordAuthentication
  • PubkeyAuthentication

Restart the ssh service after changing these configs.

Transfer Large Files

`rsync` provides reliability and consistency:

  rsync -avzhe ssh --progress <user>:<host>:</folder/file>  <destination folder/>