SSH into Google Compute Engine VMs with OpenPGP USB token/SmartCard
July 5, 2020 · 5 min read
Do you frequently SSH into Google Compute Engine VMs using
gcloud compute ssh ... and own a
physical OpenPGP-compatible SmartCard/USB key? This post, also serving as a future note to myself,
shows how to use these together for
fun and profit convenience and security.