Re: Putty key import problem Scott Wed Oct 13 07:00:59 2010
I was trying to import my Pageant key file, not the SSH key itself (I think). I was able to get everything working as I would expect and am very happy with the product so far. Thanks. PS I was having some difficulty editing the private key import field. I could not edit the end of the file because I could not see it behind the keyboard. On Oct 12, 1:45 pm, Dean <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > iSSH should normally take PuTTY as well as OpenSSH generated keys. As > an alternative, you can use puttygen to export your PuTTY generated > key as an OpenSSH one. This exported OpenSSH key should work without > problems in iSSH. > > Dean > > On Oct 12, 7:23 am, Scott <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > I just bought iSSH thinking I could connect to a CopSSH server running > > in Windows XP and port tunnel VNC into various Windows XP machines on > > my network as I do with Putty and VNC. I am however having > > difficulties importing my public key which is a rsa2048 key made in > > Putty. > > > I also have several machines that are currently using this single key > > and don't want to switch to a key pair generated on the iPhone. > > > I have copied the key into an email (gmail) which I sent to myself. > > > On the iPhone I copied the entire contents of the email and pasted > > into the import key area of iSSH and typed in the password but it > > still says the key is invalid. > > > It is also worthwhile to note that the key does not have a ----begin > > or ----end as mentioned in several posts. > > > FWIW here is the bulk of the key: > > > PuTTY-User-Key-File-2: ssh-rsa > > Encryption: aes256-cbc > > Comment: imported-openssh-key > > Public-Lines: 6 > > AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABIwAAAQEAv0O8JSj3Kyk+m1PeUYGwZ//o4rxoyzTtSZSp > > <<< 4 lines removed >>> > > kzBN5rNkroSSLWAtkctN+r9paYHcPSpmXOHr67N6yMkqreo91w== > > Private-Lines: 14 > > kNl5P6Eic8ppvVidYneDwObkDR1dI+Jtyc8q+VLghcU+teT4ZGQjneWDiM81siGS > > <<< 12 lines removed >>> > > ddWD5L8SK67CcHKkf/4NSMvj9t8x0RAvmExzFhR/vJu6Dl2Y0bwzPF9l5XbgXuM+ > > Private-MAC: 6398c1d1c95a0e5389ddc468f2151355eedb62ab > > > This key works fine with Putty. > > > Am I doing something wrong? > > Will this key work? > > > Scott -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "iSSH/iX11" group. To post to this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/issh?hl=en.