To Log in
After account creation user will need 2 things to login for the first time.
1. public key , you can generate one using below procedure:
A: Create a new key pair at your local computer, laptop via below command .
ssh-keygen -b 4096
B: Press Enter to use the default names id_rsa and id_rsa.pub in the /home/your_username/.ssh directory before entering your passphrase.
>>Generating public/private rsa key pair.
>>Enter file in which to save the key (/home/your_username/.ssh/id_rsa):
C:While creating the key pair, you will be given the option to encrypt the private key with a passphrase. you can leave this field blank.
>>Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
>>Enter same passphrase again:
>>Your identification has been saved in /home/your_username/.ssh/id_rsa.
>>Your public key has been saved in /home/your_username/.ssh/id_rsa.pub.
>>The key fingerprint is:
>> f6:61:a8:27:35:cf:4c:6d:13:22:70:cf:4c:c8:a0:23 your_username@linode
This process will generate 2 files id_rsa and id_rsa.pub under the .ssh folder of your home directory. Now send this id_rsa.pub file to us, first time we will paste content of it in your <homedirectory>/.ssh/authorized_keys file. In future you can paste yourself to allow ssh from more than one location.
DO NOT SEND id_rsa file to any one (Not to us also. Do not store id_rsa to internet like gmail, cloud, online drive etc).
2. password (for this you can call Grid Lab, VECC at 033-2318-2222). Change the password immediately after login(system will prompt).