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Re: ssh clarification needed



Kevin Kofler wrote:
> * authentication keys - those are what you use to log in instead of
> a password. They're one per user and machine unless you explicitly
> copy the private key to a different machine or user account
> (something you normally shouldn't do

I presume you mean only the latter part (copying the private key to
another user account) is something that you shouldn't do?

I share the same ssh private key between my desktop server and my
laptop (both as the same user).  I don't see much reason to have two
separate keys for that.

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