Convert PEM Private Key to PPK and Connect to Linux Machine Using Putty

Connect to AWS Linux Instance Using Putty


Convert Private PEM Key to PPK

  1. Download both Putty and PuttyGen.
    Donwnload Putty and PuttyGen from here.
  2. Open PuttyGen click load and open the *.pem file by changing choosing from the drop down *.*
    Putty Key Generator
  3. Click on 'save private key'
  4. Open  putty.exe
  5. Put the destination ip inside the hostname box
    Putty Hostname
  6. Browse to the created ppk file from SSH > Auth
    Auth Key


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