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OpenSSH Keys and Putty

try teraterm and ttssh ... they work fine in the combination u are looking
at.  u need to install teraterm and then put the ttssh extension into the
same folder. both are freeware and work fine. first and then

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon" <ghia at>
To: <discuss at>
Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 6:16 PM
Subject: OpenSSH Keys and Putty

> Is it possible for putty or's windows SSH client to use OpenSSH
> generated private keys?
> Basically, I generated a public/private key set on my main workstation at
> home and I installed it on all my machines, and it works great.  However,
> when I brought the key to work and tried to use it on a windows box
> both putty and commercial SSH report that they can not read the private
> file.
> I tried using 'ssh-keygen -e -f id_rsa' and I still couldn't get it
> going.
> I'd really like to turn off ssh password authentication on my firewall. :)
> Jon
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