Media Temple Grid Server RSA SSH Not Working in OSX

I have a new (gs) account I needed to set-up password-less SSH access on. Following their KB tutorial it still didn’t work.

Scratching my head I looked for other tutorials. One critical step they’re missing in the article (for OSX 10.9 at least) is making a record of the rsa to your local machine. After pushing your public key to the (gs), run locally:

$ ssh-add id_rsa

I’m not 100% sure if this happened to me because of OSX, or because I already have other private keys in ~/.ssh – but this is what solved it for me.

The bliss of not remembering passwords.