SSH keys

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SSH keys

Post by Bendegu » Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:32 am


I have a problem with a private key.

The private key has not password, but when I would like use with scp command, I get a prompt password, why? How can I solve this problem?

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scp -i /path/private_key_file -P portnumber user@remote_server:/path/remote/file /path/local/folder/
Enter passphrase for key /path/private_key_file'':
user@remote_server's password:
I use this private key with WinSCP software In Windows. There is working!
Why is not working in Linux?

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