OpenSSH Keys

The following steps can help to generate or convert a key with PuTTY KeyGen (for example)

  1. Open tool:

  2. In Parameters section, select SSH-2 RSA and number of bits 1024/2048.
  3. Click Generate button in Actions section and move mouse over blank area as tool requires.

  4. In Key section, save your private and public keys.
  5. Click Conversions in tool menu.
    Select Export OpenSSH key and then save this key to file.

  6. Open file and copy this key. Paste it into related textarea on source(target) config page.