To convert keys to different formats for different platforms is not a big task now. This can be achieved using PuTTYgen (PuTTY Key Generator). So let’s start Converting Keys Through PuTTYgen without wasting time.
6 Steps to Converting Keys Through PuTTYgen:
STEP 1: Go to windows navigation bar and type there puttygen.
STEP 2: Click on PuTTYgen to open it.
Upon clicking, this window will come up.
STEP 3: Click on Load button :
Select the path to your key which you want to convert and then select the desired key from there.In this example, we are using private.ppk
STEP 4: Click open and the below window will pop up :
Click Yes when this opens up.
STEP 5: Go to Conversions and select Export OpenSSH key.
STEP 6: Name the key that you want to be as a result.
Here in this example it is habilelabs.pem
In the result you will see your key is converted and created as like in the image below :
This is all for converting the keys through PuTTYgen. Key is generated successfully.
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