Skip to content

Add Public Key to Server With ssh-copy-id

View on Twitter

💡 To SSH into a server using a key pair you need to add your public key to the server's "authorized_keys" file.

Besides old-school copy-pasting your public key into the file, you can also use ssh-copy-id:

👉🏼 `ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/mykey.pub user@host`

Download the VPS Security Cheatsheet

Use this FREE security cheatsheet to not miss a step when securing your VPS.

A preview of the VPS Security Cheatsheet.

You'll also get tips on building scalable Node.js applications about twice a month. I respect your email privacy. Unsubscribe any time.

You might also like
Rename Default Branch on Github Read tip
List Globally Installed NPM Libraries Read tip
List All Containers in a Network by Name Read tip