Generate the Public/Private key files

Now we will create the public and private key files for centos user

  • su centos
  • cd ~/
  • ssh-keygen -b 1024 -f centos -t dsa
  • cat centos.pub >> .ssh/authorized_keys
  • chmod 600 .ssh/authorized_keys
  • Open vi centos under /home/centos
  • Copy the content vi centos
  • Now make a file with the name centos.pem
  • Now, you can access the server by using command :
  • ssh –i centos.pem centos@IpAddressOfServer