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1. Generate SSH private and public key pair

Open PuTTYgen.exe from the Windows programs list and proceed with the following steps.

  • Under Parameters, increase the Number of bits in a generated key: to a minimum value of 2048.
  • Under Actions, click Generate.
  • You will be instructed to move the mouse cursor around within the PuTTY Key Generator window as a randomizer to generate the private key.
  • Once the key information appears, it is optional to set passphrase for your SSH key – under Key passphrase and Confirm passphrase.
  • Save the private key to the desktop as id_rsa.ppk.
  • Save the public key to the desktop as
PuTTY key generator

2. Copy your public key to Fido

This procedure is explained in the Fido Upload section.

3. Connecting to the server

Connecting using the program Putty or MobaXterm.