how to use ssh keys for authentication?

Asked by Theresa on 2018-01-29


is it possible to use ssh keys for authentication when using ssh?
i use the following when choosing "network server"


but it always asks for a password rather than my ssh key.
i do not use password for authentication when using ssh. only use the ssh key.

please help,
thanks theresa

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Theresa (theresa) said : #1

I'm using version 36.3-3

Theresa (theresa) said : #2

Any idea how to best troubleshoot this? Is there maybe a log file that I could check?
At the moment I have no idea how to fix this.... I can only login to my server using ssh keys, password is disabled by default.


Michael Terry (mterry) said : #3

Can you browse your ssh server in nautilus? (i.e. can you mount it with GNOME?) We *should* be using same method it does.

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