How do I use public/private SSH key pair with Register.eu? (for Windows users)

How do I use public/private SSH key pair with Register.eu? (for Windows users)

  1. Make sure you have enabled SSH.

  2. Generate your public/private key pair.

    1. You can download a Putty private/public key generator from here.

      Chiark

      Download

    2. Run the downloaded file.

      run

    3. Click on the Generate button.

      Generate

    4. Help generate randomness by moving your cursor over the blank area.

      mouse

    5. Enter and confirm a passphrase.

      passphrase

    6. Click on Save private key and Save public key and store the files in a location of your choice.

      Save

    7. You need to setup the private key in your SSH client. In PuTTY you can do that from SSH > Auth.

      SSH Auth

    8. You can copy the public key straight from your generator window - at the top where it says Public key for pasting into OpenSSH authrized_keys file field.

      copy

  3. Introduce the public key to your Register.eu account.

    1. Log in My.Register.eu.

      My.Register.eu

    2. Follow My Products >> Web hosting >> Hosting details.

      Hosting details

    3. From the left-hand panel go to SSH.

      SSH

    4. Now switch to the SSH keys tab.

      SSH keys tab

    5. Click on Add key.

      Add key

    6. Paste the code, and click on Add to save.

    7. You should now see the confirmation message: The SSH key was added.