posted this on February 16, 2012 10:03 AM
After you have set up your keys locally, added your keys to Engine Yard Cloud and installed the keys to your applications environment, you are now ready to connect to your instance(s) using an SSH client.
There are two methods to start an SSH session:
Open Terminal or your preferred SSH client.
SSH using your own IP address and username deploy. For example:
SSH using your own amazon hostname and username deploy. For example:
You should now be connected to an instance via an SSH session.
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I failed to connect using instructions on this page. I used passphrase during the creation of my public key.
When I tried to established ssh connection I received following error:
Agent admitted failure to sign using the key.Permission denied (publickey).
Google pointed to the solution at this blog:
You should do following:
Thanks Karlo - had the same problem.
I was able to connect as follows from Windows 7...
Opened a Git Bash shell using Start -> RailsInstaller -> Git Bash
Then run 'exec ssh-agent bash'
Then run 'ssh-add ~/.ssh/whatever_your_key_name_is'
You will be asked to enter your pass phrase.
Then you should see a message saying 'Identity added ....'
Then run 'ssh firstname.lastname@example.org' and I was connected.
ps. can an admin delete my previous post which was actually wrong please!
Paul, done. :)
better using firefox pluggin called firessh to execute sshlink :)
Trust me it's work 100% :D
Thanks for the tip!
My pleasure ;)
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