How To Automate a Remote Login Using SSH

Q. How do I automate a remote login using ssh service? I’d like to login automatically to my remoter server called server.exmaple.com from my local Linux desktop system?

A. OpenSSH server and client supports public/private key based login. This is useful for:
a) Automation

b) Secure login

c) Backup procedures

d) Portforwarding using scripts etc

Please see our previous FAQs about automating a remote login using ssh keys:

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