Managing Multiple SSH Keys settings for different accounts

Having my personal developer accounts separate from work accounts is something that I’ve always advised, but it sometimes hasn’t been easy to ensure I’m using the proper key. Up until a few weeks ago I was running BASH scripts I wrote that did the swap for me, but that was starting to feel like I was doing this the wrong way. It worked, but it felt like the bad kind of work-around.

After a little poking around (Binging it) I came across the information I needed to do this properly. Someone also made a handy GIST on Github that walks through the process of configuring GIT to handle the association of different keys to repositories.

I may also look more into this and consider using a more advanced configuration as suggested in this StackOverflow response but for now this does the trick and I’m able to keep multiple identities in order.

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