1. Open a terminal
  2. Execute the following command as the user you plan to use for connecting to INCLINE.

    ssh-keygen -t ed25519

    You can optionally change the location (you probably do not want to do this).  Please don't create a passphrase as we can't support that setup on the end-user side.

  3. Sample output of ssh-keygen -t ed25519
    [rlaroy@repo ~]$ ssh-keygen -t ed25519
    Generating public/private ed25519 key pair.
    Enter file in which to save the key (/home/rlaroy/.ssh/id_ed25519):
    Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
    Enter same passphrase again:
    Your identification has been saved in /home/rlaroy/.ssh/id_ed25519.
    Your public key has been saved in /home/rlaroy/.ssh/id_ed25519.pub.
    The key fingerprint is:
    SHA256:wM8J+0OCJ9tEjyxFGB1vwehUyAzUoyqw7jHUXd/6lls [email protected]
    The key's randomart image is:
    +--[ED25519 256]--+
    |   .+Oo*o        |
    |    .oX...       |
    |     +*oo        |
    |. . o=oX...      |
    |.o o+.B S. .     |
    |+ .  B +  .      |
    |.+  . . o.  .E   |
    | .o      ..o.    |
    |..        .o.    |
  4. Your public key is stored by default in ~/.ssh/id_ed25519.pub . Provide this key when requesting access to INCLINE.

    When a SSH key pair is created two files will be created id_ed25519 and id_ed25519.pub. The file ending in .pub is the public key and must be provided when requesting access to INCLINE. The non .pub file is your private key, treat this like a password and do not share it with anyone.

    Method of viewing public key and sample key
    [rlaroy@repo ~]$ cat ~/.ssh/id_ed25519.pub
    ssh-ed25519 AAAAC3NzaC1lZDI1NTE5AAAAILfBJiP/aMcjOa7tn3LvNu6bAQL95TvOzPCKpqlxyAut [email protected]
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