Convert ppk to SSH key using PuTTY Key Generator
You won't be able to directly use your
PuTTY's key in
OpenSSH because the keys are of different format. You'll need to first convert
PuTTY's key to
OpenSSH's key format by following these steps;
PuTTY Key Generator
) from the following URL
Launch the program and click on the
button and select your
's key file, which normally ends with
Enter the key's passphrase if prompted.
Details of the imported key will be displayed.
Conversions → Export OpenSSH key
from the menu.
Save your converted key to a new file and location.
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