FAQs CREODIAS Platform

How to add SSH key from Horizon web-console?

While using web console on your vm you may face a situation when you will have to enter SSH public key.

Unfortunately, copy/paste functionality in not supported by our console. For adding a key to an existing instance, the easiest method would be getting the key via curl.

For instance, you may go to https://pastebin.com/ and put your public key there




copy URL of raw pastebin content (for obtaining a raw content, click on "Raw" icon),





and issue the command from inside of instance:

curl <pastebin url here> > mykey.txt



After downloading the file, you may check if your key is saved correctly using cat command:





Please note that the key must be put into /home/eouser/.ssh/authorized_keys because you can ssh to your instance as eouser but not as eoconsole. So once you are eoconsole user and get the key as described above, you should use:




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