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I am use to using putty and entering a hostname and key file and connecting. This is simple.

I am trying to follow this guide and am on the step "SSH into the Frontend of your Cluster".

I dont have a mac nor the seen terminal program seen in the do I start a session on my desktop and SSH into the node I have created?

I already tried entering the host name of my server and my keyfile into putty and it is giving me "Server rejected key." Then I used putty to go into an existing separate server I have and tried to SSH into the new server. This accepted the key but then I couldnt do anything else bc it didnt recognize the location of the key on the old server once SSH has changed to the new server.


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Tell us which operating system you are using if it isn't Mac OS X. – Methos Feb 19 '12 at 4:04
Use the Putty Agent and enable 'agent forwarding' in the Putty session settings. – Kerrek SB Feb 19 '12 at 4:06
i am using windows 7 – user1179295 Feb 19 '12 at 4:08
where is that option under? – user1179295 Feb 19 '12 at 4:08
Connection -> SSH -> Auth – Kerrek SB Feb 19 '12 at 4:13

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