Changes between Version 30 and Version 31 of HowTo/LoginToNodes


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08/15/12 18:15:17 (8 years ago)
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    147147If you have tried everything but you still can't login, email us at [mailto:help@geni.net].
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     149=== Managing SSH Keys ===
     150Depending on which type of OS You are using, there are ways to make the management of ssh keys and pathphrases simpler.
     151'''Mac OS''' comes build in with a program called [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keychain_(Mac_OS) Keychain] that is a program for managing identities, passwords, etc.
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    149153=== Simplify the ssh command ===
    150154If you don't want to always specify the '-i' command when you try to login to your hosts, then you can modify your ssh config file to use your key by default. The default location for your ssh configuration file is at  `~/.ssh/config`. For more information on the ssh configuration files use `man ssh_config`. If you want to setup your configuration so that it affects only your current hosts then you can add these lines to your configuration file for each host :
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    151156{{{
    152157Host <your_alias>