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Generating Your SSH Public Key

If you are running Windows we recommend using Git-SCM to emulate an SSH environment. Download it here and install with default.

Now just right click on any explorer window blank space and choose Git Bash Here.

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Execute the following commands after the $ sign replacing YOUR_USER by figure out what :). To create the key in the default location, just hit enter.

$ ssk-keygen
Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/c/Users/YOUR_USER/.ssh/id_rsa):

If there already is a key located in the folder, hit "y" and then enter to overwrite.

$ ssk-keygen
Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/c/Users/YOUR_USER/.ssh/id_rsa):
/c/Users/YOUR_USER/.ssh/id_rsa already exists.
Overwrite (y/n)? y

When asked for a password, just leave it blank, by hitting Enter.

$ ssk-keygen
Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/c/Users/YOUR_USER/.ssh/id_rsa):
/c/Users/YOUR_USER/.ssh/id_rsa already exists.
Overwrite (y/n)? y
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
Enter same passphrase again:

Great! The public key was created. Execute the cat command to show its content, so you can copy it and paste in the SSH Keys management area of your Umbler account.

$ cat /c/Users/YOUR_USER/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQCa3jrzgmO9jf8cQoOBvO2TzPtyI9JFGLqU4r+ROxDcwl67FzGqO7GbN/ySD52B/PFJqxSnk4iGkFgym/XKdvkO46bzd+BCbuYVttSTDmVv3vNAzZIw1n8e9BkE2+MaSmZ0UxteS0YuYV6vX06JyjLFU7uCP/4ThiC5FL5nZU/SCLHeyVp0zy4HAm5kab2JTBObpTCaoR9e/1PMhLPIyRKaL+QfyFVph6WGbzZDwF96RoCS86h9RrqzefvlaqfkFEGPFfJSZ2t7HTKaVqPrLL9XpPkuc9ux1+VEShyStZ6GQaNQyTq2zhVnWZwQyjqgiiPsge9Jgkdt3A1fKirZRpEp YOUR_NAME@YOUR_USER

On the system prompt run the following commands after the $ sign. To create the key in the default location, just hit enter.

$ ssk-keygen
Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/root/.ssh/id_rsa):

If there already is a key located in the folder, hit "y" and then enter to overwrite.

$ ssk-keygen
Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/root/.ssh/id_rsa):
/root/.ssh/id_rsa already exists.
Overwrite (y/n)? y

When asked for a password, just leave it blank, by hitting Enter.

$ ssk-keygen
Generating public/private rsa key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/root/.ssh/id_rsa):
/root/.ssh/id_rsa already exists.
Overwrite (y/n)? y
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
Enter same passphrase again:

Great! The public key was created. Execute the cat command to show its content, so you can copy it and paste in the SSH Keys management area of your Umbler account.

Your identification has been saved in /root/.ssh/id_rsa.
Your public key has been saved in /root/.ssh/id_rsa.pub.
The key fingerprint is:
a6:c1:26:a1:60:ca:08:1e:a0:06:77:ed:cb:d9:99:12 root@YOUR_HOST
The key's randomart image is:
+-- [ RSA 2048]----+
|o . ..            |
|+. .  .           |
|++  ..            |
|O... oE           |
|oo. ..+=So        |
|     o=++         |
|      ..          |
|                  |
|                  |
+------------------+

$ cat /root/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQCa3jrzgmO9jf8cQoOBvO2TzPtyI9JFGLqU4r+ROxDcwl67FzGqO7GbN/ySD52B/PFJqxSnk4iGkFgym/XKdvkO46bzd+BCbuYVttSTDmVv3vNAzZIw1n8e9BkE2+MaSmZ0UxteS0YuYV6vX06JyjLFU7uCP/4ThiC5FL5nZU/SCLHeyVp0zy4HAm5kab2JTBObpTCaoR9e/1PMhLPIyRKaL+QfyFVph6WGbzZDwF96RoCS86h9RrqzefvlaqfkFEGPFfJSZ2t7HTKaVqPrLL9XpPkuc9ux1+VEShyStZ6GQaNQyTq2zhVnWZwQyjqgiiPsge9Jgkdt3A1fKirZRpEp YOUR_NAME@YOUR_USER