It’s possible to allow more than one SSH key to access your instance. To do
so, you need to add public keys to
~/.ssh/authorized_keys. You can do
this with the
TipYou can also import SSH keys from GitHub.
This FAQ assumes that you’ve already generated another SSH key pair, that is, a private key and a public key.
Public keys look like this:
ssh-ed25519 AAAAC3NzaC1lZDI1NTE5AAAAIK5HIO+OQSyFjz0clkvg+48YAihYMo5J7AGKiq+9Alg8 user@hostname
SSH into your instance as you normally do and run:
echo 'PUBLIC-KEY' >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys
PUBLIC-KEY with the public key you want to add to your instance.
Make sure to keep the single quotes (
You should now be able to log into your instance using the SSH key you just added.
You can make sure the public key has been added by running:
The last line of output should be the public key you just added.