How to generate SSH key pair on Windows using Putty
In this post, we will learn how to generate SSH key pair on Windows machine using Putty Keygen Software.
- Start by downloading the Puttygen Software, you can download it for free from here.
- Under Parameters select SSH-2 RSA
- Next, Click Generate.
- Now move the mouse randomly over the specified area. This gives randomness to your key.
- Next, if you want to protect your key file using a key pharse(recomended) enter it and confirm the same.
- Click on “save private key” to save your private key
- Click on “save public key” to save your public key
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