SSH Certificates with step-ca

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ca / tls / ssh


Follow instructions on the previous post or the step readme


Create required root and SSH signing keys:

$ step ca init --ssh
✔ What would you like to name your new PKI? (e.g. Smallstep): Whatsdoom
✔ What DNS names or IP addresses would you like to add to your new …
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Restricting rsync access with SSH

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SSH public keys can be added to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on a typical system to allow the holder of the private key to access the system. Sometimes however you might want to restrict the access a particular key has.

In my case, I wanted my CI system to be able to …

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