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Public key to connect from one ftp server to other server

How to generate public key to connect from one ftp server to other server to use in scripting.
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Old 11-08-2012
FTP doesn't use a "key" per se.

Search the man page for ftp for "netrc".

Quote:
THE .netrc FILE
The .netrc file contains login and initialization information used by the auto-login process. It resides in the userÔs home directory. The following
tokens are recognized; they may be separated by spaces, tabs, or new-lines:
If you want to take the more secure route by using sftp, then you can Google for "ssh passwordless login", or something like that.

It generally involves running ssh-keygen on the client server and copying the public part of the key to the other server's authorized_keys file.

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