This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Putty and pre-shared keys with Cygwin's sshd
On Jan 22 16:30, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> On 1/22/2012 10:21 AM, Len Giambrone wrote:
> >I believe that PuTTy is SSH2, while Cygwin is OpenSSH. You can convert them using
> >ssh-keygen -f putty_key -i> openssh_key
> I tried this. It didn't work. Same error as before.
> Read 8.2.12 of the Putty help file - had no idea there was a format
> difference I had to do anything about! Tried what it said to do, use
> Conversions: Export to OpenSSH. But that key looks like:
> Ltsdo-adefaria:more /tmp/sshkey
> -----BEGIN DSA PRIVATE KEY-----
> -----END DSA PRIVATE KEY-----
Btw., you are aware that you should delete this key pair, aren't you?
With this mail you published the private key part, which means,
everybody can use this key to login to your machine, provided the
public counterpart is stored in the authorized_keys file.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple