SSH SFTP Updater Support
[resolved] Private key incorrect for... (solution) (2 posts)

  1. jeremydaly
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I was getting this error message while trying to connect to my EC2 instance using this plugin. I knew the username and private key were correct and after some investigation, I realized I had port 22 locked down to just my IP address. If you use your domain (i.e. http://www.example.com) EC2 will route the call through your security groups and block the port. Change your host to localhost and the routing stays local. Fixed the problem for me.


  2. TerraFrost
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Nice tip - thanks!

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