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How to Use SSH Keys at VPS

Setting up SSH keys on your VPS

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What Are SSH Keys?

An SSH key is an access credential in the Secure Shell protocol. Its function is similar to that of usernames and passwords, except that 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

First, generate an SSH key by referring to this comprehensive tutorial: How to Set Up SSH Keys. You can add it to your VPS during the onboarding process:

Or later from the VPS section of your hPanel. Select your server:

Navigate to the Settings page from the sidebar, select the SSH keys tab and click on Add SSH key:

Once it’s added, you can delete it and add a new one whenever needed by clicking on the Delete button next to the added key.

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