Create an SSH key

How to generate an SSH key

Generate a new key on your computer

To create a new SSH key, you can do so through the command line tool on a Linux machine (or using the Windows Subsystem for Linux)

Enter the following command to create a key:

ssh-keygen -t ed25519 -C ""

In this example, the ssh-keygen command creates a new SSH key using the RSA algorithm with a 4096-bit key length.

The -C option adds a comment to the key, which is your email address in this case. The command will prompt you for a file in which to save the key, or accept the default location.

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