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Configure key-based authentication

Configure key-based authentication: Cert Prep: Red Hat Certified System Engineer (EX300)
Configure key-based authentication: Cert Prep: Red Hat Certified System Engineer (EX300)

One of the first things I do on my SSH server hosts is create SSH keys. You can either turn off password logins completely or use both a password or keys. SSH keys can allow passwordless logins which are handy for automated scripts or remote command execution. After creating ssh keys you use the ssh-copy-id command to copy them to the remote host's authorized_keys file.

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