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Can't import public key into OSX Keychain

I created a couple of self-signed S/MIME certificates (using OSX Keychain & OpenSSL) and then exported these into 3 files: Certificate (.cer) Private Key (.p12) Public Key (.pem) When ...
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SSH: Too many authentication failures for <remote_user>

When I do... $ ssh <remote_user>@<ip_address> ...I (since recently) get... Received disconnect from <ip_address>: 2: Too many authentication failures for <remote_user> ...
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SSH ignores -i switch

When I try to connect to my hosting company through SSH, using a non-default identity file, it successfully connects, but uses the default key. Here is the command I use: ssh -vvv -i ~/.ssh/backup ...
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How do I get the 16-byte representation of my GitHub public key from my .pub file?

In my GitHub settings, it lists my public keys as 16-byte hexadecimal: 01:23:45:67:89:AB:CD:EF:01:23:45:67:89:AB:CD:EF Sadly, GitHub for Windows is buggy and keeps making me new ...
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Restoring OpenPGP Keys from an Ubuntu Backup

My computer with Ubuntu broke and have a backup from that (Déjá Dup). Now i want to restore my public and private keys to a Thunderbird installation in Windows 8. There's this .ssh folder inside the ...
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64 views

Transfer files using authentication

I have the public key with me(the pub file), for using sftp with public key authentication mode. How do i use sftp command for testing transfer file from my machine to the sftp server. For username ...
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391 views

Create Public Key from Private (ECDSA Encryption)

I tried Crypto but they said a different exchange would be more suitable. I'm interested in how bitcoin addresses are created so I read through the technical details here - ...
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Putty Pageant - key authentification works without running agent

Hello I am using Putty Pageant for using key authentification to remote server. On remote server to which I am connecting I have public key stored in authorized_keys file. Permissions and content of ...
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WinSCP does not recognise key file

I am trying to set up a batch file for an automated transaction, however my tests have so far failed. I have the public key of the server where the connection is made. It has been saved as a .pkk ...
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What is the difference between the .pem and .pub and non suffixed ssh credentials files?

Running "ssh-keygen -t dsa" generates two files, if given input "key1" as the file name: key1 and key.pub However, I've also seen ".pem" files used, for example, in AWS. Whats the relationship ...
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Windows Script for connecting to remote SFTP server with public key authentication

I am trying to connect to a SFTP server for a client of ours and send files in an automated process using MS Windows. The details I have received from the client do not include the password. I instead ...
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Are GPG and SSH keys interchangable?

I want to generate an RSA key in GPG and use it in SSH login. Is this even possible? If so, how?
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PGP private key password change and relationship to public key

I have been looking at PGP for a few days and noticed that if I change the password on the private key, parts of the private key change, but a large portion of it remains the same. The public key does ...
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Tell git which private key to use

ssh has the -i option to tell it which private key file to use when authenticating: -i identity_file Selects a file from which the identity (private key) for RSA or DSA authentication is ...