Originally Posted by cPanelDon
I decided to provide a more comprehensive list of things that would make managing keys and hosts significantly easier. I think option boxes within each place you generate the key that would allow you to specify the following:
A second option either within the Manage SSH Keys or the Security Center to allow the editing of .ssh/config. This file is real simple and allows you to specify the host name, user, port, address, and key. For example:
This would allow you to simply "ssh server" to immediately do all the leg work for you. When coupled with the authorized_key options above, you can specify a from="184.108.40.206" and have a single purpose key that has no passphrase that you can use with automated scripts and ensure maximum security.