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How to: Generate a private key (.ppk) to connect to a Gxcloud VM

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Steps to generate a private key (.ppk) to connect to a Gxcloud Linux VM:

  1. Download Putty and install it.
  2. Run puttygen.exe
  3. Click on Generate:   


  1. After the key is generated fill the key passphrase:


  1. Next you need to save the private key (.ppk) file on your computer, click on "Save private key":


  1. Before closing puttygen you need to send GeneXus Cloud team the text: Public Key for pasting into Open SSH authorized_keys file, on this example: