Tag: OpenSSH

Generate SSH Key Pair using PuttyGen

Today we will go through the steps to generate SSH Key pair using PuttyGen on Windows. So let’s get started:   In your Windows, press start, then search for “PuttyGen” to launch the application Use PuttyGen to create a public key and private key pair Copy the public key in its entirety and save it somewhere (alternatively, click on the… Read more →

PuttyGen: Putty Key vs OpenSSH Key

At work, I use windows machines. Recently I generated a key-pair using PuttyGen in Windows, it worked fine when I connected to my remote server using Putty (Of course with my public key stored on the remote server first). However I got troubled when was trying to use this same private key I obtained from PuttyGen with ssh command from… Read more →