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I am trying to verify my public key on a Gitea instance. Gitea provides a token for me to generate a signature; The instructions say:
echo -n 'TOKEN_PROVIDED' | ssh-keygen -Y sign -n gitea -f PATH_TO_PUBLIC_KEY
When I do this, ssh-keygen replies with
unknown option -- Y
I’ve been able to verify before on my personal computer, but it seems like ssh-keygen on the server I am logged in at has a different ssh-keygen as it seems to be missing that flag.
- Should I be using a different version of ssh-keygen?
- How else could I verify with my current ssh-keygen version?
Specific stack info (although I hope the answers are general enough to be applicable elsewhere):
- Debian 10
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