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Once you run a workspace, you can fully leverage the development environment using SSH.
To enable SSH connection, you first need a SSH key pair. Once you obtained a public key for your account and workspace instance, you can connect it with a private key.
$ ssh-keygen -t ed25519 -C "vessl-floyd"
Generating public/private ed25519 key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/Users/floyd/.ssh/id_ed25519):
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
Enter same passphrase again:
Your identification has been saved in /Users/floyd/.ssh/id_ed25519.
Your public key has been saved in /Users/floyd/.ssh/id_ed25519.pub.
The key fingerprint is:
The key's randomart image is:
| .+BEo |
| ..=+oo |
| . o =+ |
| . + +o. |
| . + S o. |
| . . * *.o |
| . o B +.. |
| B.++* |
| o+=+*. |
You can add your SSH public key to your account using VESSL CLI. The added keys will be injected to every running workspaces you created. You can manage your keys with
vessl ssh-key listand
vessl ssh-key deletecommands.
$ vessl ssh-key add
[?] SSH public key path: /Users/floyd/.ssh/id_ed25519.pub
[?] SSH public key name: vessl-floyd
If there are more than one running workspaces, you will be asked to select one to connect.
$ vessl workspace ssh
The authenticity of host '[tcp.apne2-prod1-cluster.savvihub.com]:30787 ([22.214.171.124]:30787)' can't be established.
ECDSA key fingerprint is SHA256:iSexO7W1U14P3Pp6wRfPleHABQQMek/JAgb5kHqg5Jw.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no/[fingerprint])? yes
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You can also add your workspace to VSCode Remote-SSH plugin config.
vessl workspace vscodeadds the information to
~/.ssh/configso that the workspace can show up in the host list.
$ vessl workspace vscode
Successfully updated /Users/floyd/.ssh/config
$ cat ~/.ssh/config
You can integrate with other IDEs and make SSH connection without VESSL CLI using the host, username, and port information. In this case, the host is
vessl, and port
30787. The full SSH command is
ssh -p 30787 -i ~/.ssh/id_ed25519 [email protected].