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Setup and Test SSH Authentication from Scratch Git Bash on Windows 7

Setup SSH Authentication using GIT BASH on Windows

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This set is broken down into

  1. Generating a new SSH Key and Adding it to the ssh-agent

    Read more about SSH agent

    And read about Generating a new SSH key from Github help

  2. Setup SSH Authentication for Git Bash on Windows

    Close the Git Bash file

  3. Test your setup

    • In your Git Bash shell

    $ eval "$(ssh-agent -s)"

    to help you start your ssh-agent if it is not started

    • Verify that you have a private key generated and loaded into SSH. if you're using OpenSSH

      $ ssh-add -l or ssh-add -l -E md5

You can also look here to get more information

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