Monday, July 2, 2012

Configuring PuTTY: Generating SSH Keys

There are two options to generating keys for PuTTY's puttygen.
  1. Import OpenSSH keys
  2. Generate PuTTY SSH keys
  • Follow Configuring PuTTY: Installing PuTTY Software
  • Start PuTTY's puttygen program
  • Set SSH-2 RSA keys to generate.
  • Select: "Conversions → Import" OR "Generate"
  • Save public key (..\Desktop\putty_key.pub)
  • Save private key (..\Desktop\putty_key.ppk)