How to use your Yubikey to log in via SSH to your server

Jul 6, 2022  ยท  5 min read

SSH is a secure way of accessing servers. But if your private key gets compromised, an attacker can gain access to your servers. Adding Second Factor Authentication (2FA) with a Yubikey is a good option to strengthen your SSH setup, because attackers would need to get physical access to your hardware key on top of having your SSH private key.