Monthly Archives: August 2010

SSH: Convert OpenSSH to SSH2 and vise versa (via //

SSH2 format is used by windows PuTTY. If you need to migrate your SSH keys from windows to linux/ mac os, then this article is useful.

Connecting two server running different type of SSH can be nightmare if you does not know how to convert the key. In this tutorial, I will try to explain on how to convert the public key from OpenSSH to SSH2 and SSH2 to OpenSSH. To convert the key, it must be done in OpenSSH server. Convert OpenSSH key to SSH2 key Run the OpenSSH version of ssh-keygen on your OpenSSH public key to convert it into the format needed by SSH2 on the remote machine. T … Read More

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