Month: June 2009

Easy Passwordless SSH

Easy Passwordless SSH

Disclaimer: This is not secure and is intended only for basic usage, because it sucks when you can’t implement something so simple in a short time. (example: for file backup to a remote server)

Scenario: You want to access the remote server from the localhost. Or, you want to backup files from localhost to a remote server. All without the trouble of entering password (also removes the human factor and allows automation).

L$> ssh-keygen -t dsa
Do not type in any passkey. Just press enter.
L$> ls ~/.ssh/
L$> cat ~/.ssh/

Copy the entire line, from ssh-dss to [email protected]

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