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Pre-Launch Checklist

  • This article is intended for Microsoft Windows 10 only (though it may apply to other versions of Microsoft Windows).
  • These instructions are for generating ssh keys using PuTTYgen for use with PuTTY.

Step #1: Download PuTTYgen

For a comprehensive tutorial on generating OpenSSH-compatible Keys for use with PuTTY, check out our article: How to Generate SSH Keys With PuTTYgen.

Here’s a short, text only, set of instructions:

  • Step #1a:
  • Step #1b:

Step #2: Configure PuTTY to Use the SSH Keys

Step #3: Login With PuTTY Using SSH Keys

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