Can I use the same authorized_keys file in multiple machines ?

Posted on 2009-02-16
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
I already created rsa public key through cygwin and connected some windows machines. Now I am planning to connect a unix machine to it. Will it be enough if I copy the authorized_keys file from the windows file to the unix machine and give permissions 700 to ~/.ssh folder and 600 to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys. Appreciate your quick response.
Question by:skrishnapradeep

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    I am setting up hudson( For that I need to connect several machines including windows and unix machines.   Can you please ask some of the experts from CYGWIN zone to answer my question.
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    add your *public* key to the authorized keys file on the remote server

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    public key can be sent / copied to multiple machines
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    you answered afer a long time

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