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SSH connexion for user other than root?



12:20 pm on Feb 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I've recently configured a SSH key pair connexion between my server and PUTTY but it seems that this connexion was applied on the root user.

How can I create a key pair for a different user so that I can have PermitRootLogin turned off?

Thanks for helping!


1:14 am on Mar 4, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The public part of your key needs to be stored in "~<username>/.ssh/authorized_keys" in order to use that key to authenticate as "<username>".

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