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Activate SSH Private Key

Activating an SSH private key in Appcircle's CI/CD pipelines enables secure authentication for accessing private repositories and servers, providing an alternative way to access the repositories with a secure workflow.

Key Benefits

Secure Access: Provides a secure method for accessing private repositories and servers without exposing passwords.

Streamlined Workflow: Simplifies the CI/CD process by automating authentication, allowing for seamless integration and deployment.

Enhanced Security: Utilizes SSH key-based authentication to ensure that access is restricted to authorized users and systems.

Easy Configuration: Offers a straightforward setup process within the Appcircle platform, making it easy to implement SSH key authentication.

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Points to Consider

Key Management: Safely store and manage your SSH private keys to prevent unauthorized access to your resources.

Key Rotation: Regularly rotate your SSH keys to maintain security and mitigate potential risks.

Access Permissions: Ensure that the SSH key has the appropriate permissions for the required operations, such as repository access or server commands.

Troubleshooting: If you encounter issues with SSH key activation, verify the key format, permissions, and authentication settings in your Appcircle configuration.

Build profile capabilities: Compared to direct access to repository providers, SSH key access ay limit certain build profile actions.

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For more information on setup and usage, please visit our Documentation page  

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