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I made the dumbest mistake on setting up my SSH key

Discussion in 'Technical Discussion' started by segamaniac, Aug 20, 2022.

  1. segamaniac


    ️ Change was necessary for a truer me. Member
    Update: Got it fixed on the same day I posted this, just thought this'd be a funny story to share haha.

    Instead of generating a key FIRST on my client computer, I generated a key at my remote computer. So this means that I can now only access my server via ssh on the sever itself smh. Thankfully the server is at my house, so I can undo this mess directly there, but it's probably gonna take a while lol. Gosh I feel so stupid right now for this, I literally confused the client for the server in a tutorial I watched, learned I had it backwards once I saw a Digital Ocean text tutorial. Wish me luck on fixing this lol.
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2022