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Loading OpenSSH keys into PuTTY

To load an OpenSSH key into PuTTY, do the following:

  1) Download PuTTYgen from
  2) Run it, and go to Conversions | Import Key
  3) Click on the key you want to import, and enter your passphrase
  4) Update the key fingerprint, comment and passphrase as desired
  5) Save the keys using the ``Save public key'' and ``Save private
key'' options

Make sure you change the ``Preferred SSH protocol version'' to 2 if
you're using SSHv2 keys.

|Brad Marshall                    |           Plugged In Software|
|Senior Systems Administrator     |     http://www.pisoftware.com|
|mailto:bmarshal@pisoftware.com   |  GPG Key Id: 47951BD0 / 1024b|
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