How to import an SSH Key into Prompt for iPad via iTunes file transfer

The following steps explain how to set up your SSH Key with the Prompt SSH Client for iOS by Panic using iTunes to transfer the SSH Key file. This is a continuation of the previous post regarding the process of setting up SSH Keys within Diet Coda using the copy and paste import method.

Both the file transfer and copy / paste methods can be used in either application (Diet Coda or Prompt) and although some steps will vary in terms of how they look, the general process is very much the same.

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How to import an SSH Key into Diet Coda for iPad using copy and paste

Panic recently released their new Diet Coda application for iPad, a syntax highlighted remote editing tool with integrated command line support – as seen in their Prompt application – which can be used on both the iPad and iPhone.

To access your server via SSH / SFTP you will need to import your private SSH Key, which can be done in two different ways. The following process takes you through the copy and paste import method as prior to version 1.0.3 there was a bug preventing you from transferring the files via iTunes. Continue reading “How to import an SSH Key into Diet Coda for iPad using copy and paste”

Connecting to an Apple Time Capsule Disk over the internet (WAN) using Windows

If you are like myself and sitting on the fence between Windows and Apple based products, you may want to communicate between Windows1 and your Apple Time Capsule Disk both locally (LAN) and via the internet (WAN).

Setting up the Time Capsule Disk as just a local network drive is fairly easy2, however there is little instruction on sharing disks over WAN if you’re using Windows.

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