Cryptography - SSH


What is the SSH command line tool? (OpenSsh) in the context of cryptography.

Key usage

For authentication:

  • Public Key on the server: Add it to the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file
  • Private Key on the client: Configure PuTTY to use your private key file (.ppk). Then login

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Cryptography - Key

A key is a parameter used in a cipher algorithm that determines: the encryption operation (forward) and the decryption operation (backward). It's the only secret parameter that protect the anonymity...
Key - ppk key format

private key PuTTY storage format. PuTTY stores keys in its own format in .ppk files. PUTTYGEN - KEY GENERATOR FOR PUTTY ON WINDOWS Start menu → All Programs → PuTTY→ PuTTYgen. Click Generate,...

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