Generate Ssh Rsa Key Pair Windows

The Commands to Run

Generate a 2048 bit RSA Key

Export the RSA Public Key to a File

Do Not Run This, it Exports the Private Key

Visually Inspect Your Key Files

  • less private.pem to verify that it starts with a -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
  • less public.pem to verify that it starts with a -----BEGIN PUBLIC KEY-----

The Generated Key Files

The private.pem file looks something like this:

The public key, public.pem, file looks like:

Protecting Your Keys

Oh, and one last thing.

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Steps to Creating SSH keys on CentOS

Step 1: Create SSH Key Pair

Windows Generate Ssh Key Pair

  1. using the ssh-copy-id script
  2. using Secure Copy (scp)
  3. manually copying the key

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