You can generate an SSH key on Windows using the PuTTY SSH client. You can download PuTTY for free from this URL.

To generate a key with PuTTY, you should:

Adding your SSH key to the ssh-agent. Before adding a new SSH key to the ssh-agent to manage your keys, you should have checked for existing SSH keys and generated a new SSH key. When adding your SSH key to the agent, use the default macOS ssh-add command, and not an application installed by macports, homebrew, or some other external source. To generate an SSH key in Windows 10: Ensure the Windows 10 OpenSSH client is installed. Run “ssh-keygen” in Command Prompt and follow the instructions to generate your key.

  • Download and start the puttygen.exe generator.
  • In the 'Parameters' section choose SSH2 DSA and press Generate.
  • Move your mouse randomly in the small screen in order to generate the key pairs.
  • Enter a key comment, which will identify the key (useful when you use several SSH keys).
  • Type in the passphrase and confirm it. The passphrase is used to protect your key. You will be asked for it when you connect via SSH.
  • Click 'Save private key' to save your private key.
  • Click 'Save public key' to save your public key.

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For more information on how to load the key and connect via SSH using PuTTY, please check this tutorial.

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