[CentOS] ssh key question

Alex Palenschat alex at nssmgmt.com
Tue Sep 19 14:43:48 UTC 2006

You generate the key pair on the client (what you called the parent) and
then copy the public portion to each server (what you called the child).

Here is a quick Google that I think should help:



> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of bruce
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> hi...
> if i have a machine that i want to be able to automatically 
> ssh into multiple child machines within the network, do i 
> have to create a key for the parent machine, and supply the 
> key to the child machines, or do i create a key for each 
> child machine, and supply the keys to the parent?
> thanks
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