Key Authentication in FreeSSHd

  • generate key-pair using puttygen.exe
  • enter desired username as Key comment
  • Save private key
  • copy OpenSSH-key out of the box Public key for pasting into OpenSSH authorized keys file and paste into a file, name that file after the username - without any extension
  • put that file in the key directory of freeSSHd
  • restart the freeSSHd service

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