SSH Connection by RSA, Disable Password Login

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  • On the client:
    user@client:~$ ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -C "user@client"
    user@client:~$ ssh-copy-id -i path/to/auth/file/ user@server
  • On the server:
    user@server:~$ sudo nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config

    add/ change the following:

    RSAAuthentication yes
    PubkeyAuthentication yes
    ChallengeResponseAuthentication no
    PasswordAuthentication no
    PermitRootLogin no
  • .. Finally restart the server:
    user@server:~$ sudo service ssh restart


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