Jonathan Horne freebsd at
Fri Jul 13 17:03:49 UTC 2007

On Friday 13 July 2007 11:51:12 Pollywog wrote:
> Since FreeBSD does not have ssh-copy-id as part of the OpenSSH package,
> what is the best way to copy a public key to an account on another host? 
> Some Linuxes (Debian and Ubuntu) have a ssh-copy-id script for this in
> their OpenSSH packages.
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i just scp the id file to my homedir on the destination computer.  then i:

cat >> .ssh/authorized_keys2

Jonathan Horne
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