Cryptographic - Private Key

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private key in a (Public Key Cryptography|Asymmetric Cipher) cryptographic scheme.

This page is about how to manage/create a (Public Key Cryptography|Asymmetric Cipher) private key.

An (Public Key Cryptography|Asymmetric Cipher) private key is categorized as something you have authentication.

Management

Format

Different file formats are used to store SSH-2 private keys.

Create

The creation of the private key is format dependent.

openssl genrsa 2048 > private-key.pem

Decrypt / Suppress passphrase


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