Gerrit - Add SSH Key to use with Git


You can add SSH key to Git using the following commands −

  • Step 1 − Open Git Bash and get the ssh-agent using the following command.

$ eval 'ssh-agent'
  • Step 2 − Next, add the SSH key to the ssh-agent using the following command

$ ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa
  • Step 3 − Now, run the ssh using the following command, which matches the SSH fingerprint used when logging for the first time.

$ ssh -p 29418 <user_name>

Add SSH Key with Git

In the above screenshot, you can see that xyz123 is a instance shell account name, which is used while creating Gerrit account and Abc123 is a user name of your Gerrit account.