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Security issue with reusing rsa_id keys

I have been setting up a lot of virtual machines for different projects I'm working on. Instead of using ssh-keygen on each machine, I've been copying my id_rsa file from one of my machines to all the ...
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SSH host authenticity issue

I'm receiving the wonderful "The authenticity of host xx can't be established." message when attempting to SSH into a box. I have two systems that recently swapped names. My system is a RHEL5.6 box. ...
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Adding a path to a ssh key file

I want to to make it so that when a file looks for a ssh key in /Users/skline/.ssh/id_rsa.pub it automatically also looks into the directory /var/root/.ssh/id_rsa.pub (where my ssh is actually ...
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Remove all the keys (credentials) from a PC

I gonna have to change my Windows PC with a colleague at office. I've added a few rsa ssh keys while playing around with git, github, heroku and a few others. What'd be the best way to remove all my ...
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How to convert .ppk key to OpenSSH key under Linux?

I know that is possible to convert .ppk under puttygen in Windows, but how to do that on Linux? Is this possible ?
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ssh-keygen wont work

For CentOs I am trying to configure a ssh key but it denies the approval. I tried this from the following link: http://rcsg-gsir.imsb-dsgi.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/documents/internet/node31.html For more ...
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How to generate a public/private key (UNIX)

Can some one please tell me, for using SSH, why does a host also need to have a public and private key? And how can I generate a public/private key pair for myself?
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ssh passwordless -login [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SSH asks for password, even with public key installed http://rcsg-gsir.imsb-dsgi.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/documents/internet/node31.html I am trying to login from machine A to ...
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SSH asks for password, even with public key installed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with shared ssh keys I have set up pub key authentication between two servers. Everything should work, but I am still asked for the password. Here's parts of my ...
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Git SSH setup Permission denied (publickey)

I'm using a VWWare image of Ubuntu 8.04 and experiencing problems while setting up git access over SSH I get the following output debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey debug1: Next ...
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SSH Key Exchange from Cygwin to Ubuntu Fails

I'm trying to SSH from a Windows/Cygwin to Ubuntu. I am not using PuTTY. Instead, I'm using Cygwin ssh, which should be OpenSSH. I used ssh-user-config on the Windows machine to generate my key ...
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Connect to server using SFTP and public ssh key using FileZilla on Windows

Is it possible to generate an ssh key on a windows machine then use that key to connect to a server using SFTP via FileZilla? This is all working with my Mac but I have a client that is stuck in a ...
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Use the same private key git

I have a private key git file in my desktop wich I currently use and I also need to use on my laptop, my question is can I also use the same key in a different computer and if its possible how can I ...
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How do I copy an SSH key from a Mac to a Windows machine?

I have a public SSH key on my MacBook, but am trying to access a host that requires it on my desktop. How do I do that, and where do I put it on my Windows machine? I am using gitGui on Windows and ...
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Running ssh-keygen without human interaction?

Would it be possible to run ssh-keygen without human interaction? I have a shell script that takes care of server deployment from start to finish, but ssh-keygen is the only remaining piece that ...