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SSH tab

The SSH tab defines your SSH settings.

Session Startup
Choose how you want to launch your SSH Client Application when connecting to instances. You can use a Java applet, a Java Web Start application, or you can let your browser launch SSH by using ssh:// links.

The Server Login Control feature provides per-user SSH access control based upon a new user role ('server_login' and 'server_superuser') and a private SSH Key Pair that either you can manage yourself or RightScale can manage for you. Requires the 'server_login' user role and instances using RightImage v5.1.1 or newer. If you???re on RightImage 5.8 or newer, you can have either 'server_login' which will allow you to log in as a user to your account with out root access or 'server_superuser' which will give you root access. If you???re have RightImages 5.7 and lower, you will need both 'server_login' and 'server_superuser' access to access SSH. This will give you access to both your user role and root access. Instead of using your cloud SSH keys for shell access, you can use a private SSH Key Pair. SSH Key Pairs are unique for each user and will be used across all RightScale accounts. By default, RightScale will manage your login credentials for you. We will create a public key for you (read-only) and keep the private key in our database. If you choose to manage your credentials yourself, you must provide your public key and the directory on your local machine (relative to your home directory, e.g. .ssh/id_rsa) where your private key will be stored. This option will ensure that only a logged in user from a machine that has the appropriate private key stored locally will be able to SSH into an instance. RightScale will use your private key to authenticate SSH access so if the private key file cannot be found, you will not be able to SSH into an instance.

Settings > User Settings > Show > SSH tab

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