One of the option to connecting to an
SSH server is via the
Public Key Authentication method. For this you need to have a public and private key pair and for your public key to be available in the server's
If you're on
Windows then you're likely to connect to a remote
SSH server using
PuTTY and as such you'll need a
PuTTY Private Key (
ppk) file and the associated public key which you can generate using
PuTTY Key Generator (
Browsebutton to look for your
PuTTY Private Key.
Yesif a security alert pops up as this is your first connection to the server and the server's key fingerprint is not in your
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