Key-Based SSH Logins With PuTTY - Page 3

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7 Attach The Private Key To The PuTTY Profile

Now launch PuTTY again and load the profile of your SSH server (192.168.0.100):

Then go to SSH -> Auth and click on Browse:

Browse your file system and select your previously created private key:

Then go to Session again and click on Save:

Now we have attached the private key to our 192.168.0.100 PuTTY profile.

 

8 Our First Key-Based Login

Now everything is ready for our first key-based login to our SSH server. Click on Open:

As you can see, the public key is now used for authentication, and you are asked for the passphrase (the one you specified in chapter 5):


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