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Re: How to use multiple SSH keys on Git exe (not bash)




On Wed, Jan 10 2018, Sam Millman jotted:

> I am trying, for the sake of PhpStorm, to get multiple SSH keys
> working using git . exe, which means no GitBash.
>
> I can get the keys to work just fine with GitBash.
>
> I edited my .ssh/config to look like (I know this is incorrect):
>
> Host bitucket . org
> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa1
>
> Host bitbucket . org
> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
>
>
> And id_rsa1 works, I can actually pick from the other repo. But, of
> course, id_rsa does not now.
>
> I change to:
>
> Host bitucket . org-dd
> HostName bitbucket . org
> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa1
>
> Host bitbucket . org-sas
> HostName bitbucket . org
> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
>
> And now only id_rsa works.
>
> I also tried combining the two IdentityFile lines together like so
> (for some reason):
>
> Host bitucket . org
> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa1
> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
>
> I have even tried running ssh-agent . exe, adding id_rsa1 to that and
> then running the git clone with no result.
>
> The weird thing is, I have two public keys as well and they both load
> in the ssh . exe (they return errors about format), I just cannot get
> my ssh . exe to work with multiple private keys.

This might just be a special case of the problem of some hosting
providers picking only the first key you provide, as described in this
thread:
https://public-inbox.org/git/20180103102840.27897-1-avarab@xxxxxxxxx/

If so, you either need to hack around this with ssh host aliases, or a
custom GIT_SSH_COMMAND.

> On 10 January 2018 at 15:29, Sam Millman <sam.millman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I am trying, for the sake of PhpStorm, to get multiple SSH keys working
>> using git . exe, which means no GitBash.
>>
>> I can get the keys to work just fine with GitBash.
>>
>> I edited my .ssh/config to look like (I know this is incorrect):
>>
>> Host bitucket . org
>> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa1
>>
>> Host bitbucket . org
>> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
>>
>>
>> And id_rsa1 works, I can actually pick from the other repo. But, of course,
>> id_rsa does not now.
>>
>> I change to:
>>
>> Host bitucket . org-dd
>> HostName bitbucket . org
>> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa1
>>
>> Host bitbucket . org-sas
>> HostName bitbucket . org
>> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
>>
>> And now only id_rsa works.
>>
>> I also tried combining the two IdentityFile lines together like so (for some
>> reason):
>>
>> Host bitucket . org
>> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa1
>> IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
>>
>> I have even tried running ssh-agent . exe, adding id_rsa1 to that and then
>> running the git clone with no result.
>>
>> The weird thing is, I have two public keys as well and they both load in the
>> ssh . exe (they return errors about format), I just cannot get my ssh . exe
>> to work with multiple private keys.
>>
>> Has anyone got any ideas on how to solve this?