[Linux] Putting the good permissions for a private SSH key

Published on 2022-07-26 • Modified on 2022-07-26

This snippet shows what permissions we must use for a private SSH key. This is the kind of thing I always forget! So, let's have it here, on my blog 🙂. It allows fixing the error: Permissions 0644 for id_rsa.pub are too open.

chmod 400 ~/.ssh/id_rsa

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