How to use SSH key to Connect Remote Server?
To connect to a remote server using a key pair and the command line, use the
ssh command. Here's a simple example:
ssh -i /path/to/private-key.pem username@remote-server-ip
/path/to/private-key.pem with your private key file's location,
username with your remote server username, and
remote-server-ip with the IP address or hostname of the remote server.
If your private key is in the default location (usually
~/.ssh/id_rsa), you can omit the
Make sure you have the necessary permissions set on your private key file:
chmod 600 /path/to/private-key.pem
This command restricts access to the private key to the owner only.
If you run into any problems, you can also use the
-v option for detailed output to help find issues:
ssh -v -i /path/to/private-key.pem username@remote-server-ip
This will show more information about the SSH connection process, which can help with fixing problems.