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Public Key Distribution made simple.

Project Description

Need to setup private/public key server connections for e.g. password less ssh communications? Tired of manually having to copy around public keys?

pubkey creates a RESTful endpoint and replies with the public key you want to share. Default is plain text so you can use curl to download and apply the public key with a single step. Optionally the key can be wrapped in a json document for other usecases.

Simply run the following command on the source server:

$ pubkey –auto # Starts the pubkey server with default settings and IP auto detection

INFO: pubkey file used: /Users/xxxxx/.ssh/ INFO: pubkey server started at Remote host command:

curl -s -S >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

Press ctrl-C to stop.

Then copy the curl statement provide above to the terminal of the server you would like to add the public key to:

curl -s -S >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

Done. If you did not get an error (e.g. unreachable host) you are all set.

For more information head over to github:

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