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Changing or removing a key passphrase

Originally taken from

ssh-keygen -f <filename> -p

This will prompt you for the original passphrase (if set), display the key's comment, then ask you to set a new passphrase. You can leave the new passphrase blank to remove the key encryption. This operation changes the key on the file in-place, so make a duplicate of the key file beforehand if you want to keep the original copy.

openssh.txt · Last modified: 2014/11/24 02:09 by ben