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ssh login without a password

ssh login without a password

This is a common enough problem. There are a many of solutions on the net. This one worked for me.

In my case the machine was already configured to ssh to some servers without specifying a password. I just needed to add another server to the list. So all I had to do from the instructions from Senthil Kumar’s blog was

senthil@linux-5xxh:~> cat .ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh siva@ ‘cat >> .ssh/authorized_keys’

Once I copied over the public key. I was able to ssh without a password.

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