Lightsail debian instance ssh with vs code


Hey everyone,

I am trying to connect to my debian instance with vs code. I created an debian instance with a static ip 35.1XX.XXX.XXX. I installed the remote ssh extension in vs code. I downloaded the default key from the debian instance and placed it in my .ssh folder. The config file for the ssh extrension looks like that:

Host dlmDev
  HostName 35.1XX.XXX.XXX
  User admin
  IdentityFile C:\Users\XXX\.ssh\aws-key\LightsailDefaultKey-eu-central-1.pem

If I open an ssh vs code window and select linux as a the platform, I just get an error that the connection did not work. I just don't know what to do now. Maybe someone can help me with this stupid question? Thanks!

asked 3 months ago43 views
2 Answers

Just wondering, can you do normal SSH? Have you opened firewall / Security Group Rules at port 22? Here is a reference:

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answered 3 months ago
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reviewed 3 months ago

Please put the keypair file (.pem) under C:\Users\XXX\.ssh, and try again.

answered 3 months ago

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