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Before we can use key based login we first need to create a private/public key set. THis is doen by the program puttygen. Open this program:
 
Before we can use key based login we first need to create a private/public key set. THis is doen by the program puttygen. Open this program:
 
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and hit the 'Generate'key. You will have to move your mouse around as this will help randomness in the creation of the key pair. Once the keys have been created you need to save each key in its own file.
 
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Revision as of 16:04, 8 July 2019

It is possible to setup ssh using keys only.

Setup Linux ssh for key based login

Setup PuTTY to use key based login

Before we can use key based login we first need to create a private/public key set. THis is doen by the program puttygen. Open this program:

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and hit the 'Generate'key. You will have to move your mouse around as this will help randomness in the creation of the key pair. Once the keys have been created you need to save each key in its own file.

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