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ssh notes

How to clone a git repo from Unfuddle using ssh authentication to a Scalr instance

  • Generate key (name it /root/sshkeys/id_rsa_unfuddle)
    ssh-keygen -t rsa -C "scalruser"
  • Copy public key to unfuddle
    cat /root/sshkeys/
    Copy/paste the contents in a new key under "Personal Settings" in Unfuddle.
  • Edit ~/.ssh/config per this git FAQ
  • Run git clone using the nickname in ~/.ssh/config and without specifying a scheme.