Generating an SSH Key Pair Using the PuTTYgen

    Mar 6, 2017 8:52:00 AM by Osama Mustafa

    This post to teach how you generate SSH Key For the Cloud 

    • Download and install PuTTY or PuTTYgen from here.
    • Open the software it will be like this 



    • Set the Type of key to generate option to SSH-2 RSA.
    • In the Number of bits in a generated key box, enter 2048.
    • Click Generate to generate a public/private key pair, move the mouse on the clean bar after press generate,


    • After it's done it will be like the following:-

    • Select all of the characters in the Public key for pasting into OpenSSH authorized_keys file box and copy it.
    • Open a text editor and paste the characters, just as you copied them.
    • Save the text file in the same folder where you saved the private key, using the .pub extension to indicate that the file contains a public key.
    Thank you

    Tags: Oracle

    Osama Mustafa

    Written by Osama Mustafa