How to generate SSH key pair on Windows using Putty

June 15, 2019
by Rahil Shaikh
  • 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.

  1. Start by downloading the Puttygen Software, you can download it for free from here.
  2. Under Parameters select SSH-2 RSA
  3. Next, Click Generate.
  4. Now move the mouse randomly over the specified area. This gives randomness to your key.
  5. Next, if you want to protect your key file using a key pharse(recomended) enter it and confirm the same.
  6. Click on “save private key” to save your private key
  7. Click on “save public key” to save your public key

How to generate SSH key pair on Windows using Putty

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