Using Unique SSH Keys for Multiple GitHub Accounts

A screenshot from a computer terminal window showing git access denied error with a “denied” stamp graphic overlaid on top.
GitHub doesn’t like multiple accounts. :(
cp ~/.gitconfig ~/.gitconfig-work
cp ~/.gitconfig ~/.gitconfig-personal
code ~/.gitconfig ~/.gitconfig-work ~/.gitconfig-personal
[includeIf "gitdir:~/work/**"]
path = ~/.gitconfig-work
sshCommand = ssh -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa -F /dev/null
A screenshot of the author’s final .gitconfig file.
A screenshot of the author’s .gitconfig-work file.
My .gitconfig-work file



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Amanda Reilly

Amanda Reilly

Software engineer. Great British Baking Show enthusiast. Obsessed with Beat Saber. Powered by insatiable curiosity and too much Diet Coke.