How to use SSH keys with Jenkins Workflow Plugin

Have a groovy script that’s executed by the Jenkins Worflow Plugin.

As documented, the git step has only basic configuration so far, having only a single url parameter, and it’s suggested to use the general checkout scm step for anything more complex.

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    checkout scm: [$class: 'MercurialSCM', source: 'ssh://', clean: true, credentialsId: '1234-5678-abcd']

    But how would one get this to work with an SSH key credentials instead?

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    The same syntax should work for SSH private key credentials.

    By the way as of 1.4 you can pass credentialsId to the simple git step.

    Also if you update the SSH Credentials plugin you can also choose a human-readable ID (when creating a new credentials item).

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