Installing SSH Public Keys
Each new laptop or workstation, whether a Mac or a Linux (there is no other, right?),
I always end up SSHing to my servers. This means, I always do the
- Create a public and private key pair
- Uploading the public key to my server
Since I often forget the details (and it usually ends up being repetitive work),
I wrote a shell script that I thought I would share. Feel free to
use it and customize it.
The following options are available:
-u username -- Specify the remote username. Defaults to
-h hostname -- Specify the remote host. May or may not include the domain name
-d domain -- Specify the remote domain name.
-h option is not specified, the first parameter is assumed to be
the host name.
The following are 3 examples of running the script:
$ sh ssh-pubkey-installer.sh -u habrams -h dvvrhel04 -d iovation.us
$ sh ssh-pubkey-installer.sh -h dvvrhel04.iovation.us
$ sh ssh-pubkey-installer.sh dvvrhel04.iovation.us
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