Multiple git accounts with multiple ssh keys in the same device

I have multiple git accounts one is for my personal use and one is for company use. Both account sources need to be activated from the same device.

No problem, here we see, How to maintain multiple git accounts with multiple ssh keys in the same device.

Let’s go…

multiple git accounts with multiple ssh keys

Suppose that you have 2 bitbucket accounts witch usernames are username1 and username2.

Step 1:

Open the terminal and create 2 ssh file2 for both usernames:

ssh-keygen -f ~/.ssh/username1-Bitbucket
ssh-keygen -f ~/.ssh/username2-Bitbucket


Step 2:

Create or edit the ~/.ssh/config file

Create:

touch ~/.ssh/config
open ~/.ssh/config

Edit:

open ~/.ssh/config


The ~/.ssh/config file should look like this:

Host bitbucket.org-username1
    HostName bitbucket.org
    User username1
    IdentityFile ~/.ssh/username1-Bitbucket
    IdentitiesOnly yes

Host bitbucket.org-username2
    HostName bitbucket.org
    User username2
    IdentityFile ~/.ssh/username2-Bitbucket
    IdentitiesOnly yes


Step 3 or Final Step:

Change your remote git URL to have your username before ‘@bitbucket.org’

git remote add origin [email protected]:company/app.git


or

git remote set-url origin [email protected]:company/app.git


If you have not yet cloned your repository:

git clone [email protected]:company/app.git


Now enjoy….

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