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What are SSH keys?

An SSH key is an access credential in the SSH protocol. Its function is similar to that of usernames and passwords, but the keys are primarily used for automated processes and for implementing single sign-on by system administrators and power users.

How to set up SSH keys?

SSH keys can be generated easily by referring to this comprehensive tutorial: How to Set Up SSH Keys. After you have your SSH key generated you can add it during onboarding:

In case you already have your VPS set up, you can add SSH key easily by opening the Servers page, choosing the server:

Opening the Settings page:

And adding your SSH key:

Once it’s added you can delete it and add a new one if it’s needed:


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