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Old 12-10-2013
Password less login for sftp


I am using public key authentication for login into a remote sftp server (password less login).
so i have set up a password less login according to this link . i have copied the content of my .pub file to remote server's authorized_keys2 file.

i want to find out whether my .pub file content is copied to remote servers authorized_keys2 file or not.
1) can i login to remote server and use cat command to view the contents of authorized_keys2 file in remote server?
2) authorized_keys2 file in remote server will have many servers .pub file content, how can i identify my servers .pub file content?

Can any one explain me how can i identify my servers .pub file's content on remote servers authorized_keys2 file?
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Old 12-10-2013
1) I don't think anybody will stop you from doing that.
2) As every machine's entry will be one line in authorized keys, you could grep for your .pub file's contents.
# 3  
Old 12-11-2013
Thanks for the reply but if i do not have my .pub file, how can i grep the contents. is there any other way that i can find out which is my .pub file content in remote servers authorized_keys2 file?
does the .pub file contains the server name like informations that is readable?
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