- is part of PuTTY installation package.
- is also included in WinSCP installation package.
You can also download it separately from WinSCP download page.
- Login dialog > Tools . Run Pageant
- Click the Pageant icon in the windows bar with the right mouse button
pageant.exe key1.ppk key2.ppk ...
Connection key authentication Parameters
- Agent forwarding is a mechanism that allows applications on your SSH server machine to talk to pageant (ie on your local/client machine)
- The key is no more mandatory
Authentication from agent
When pageant is active, it will sign you in with your key.
Example with Putty: