#104 puttygen reference in documentation

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2011-11-08
2011-11-08
Karl Goetz
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Hi,
In the 'Public-key Authentication' section of of putty_users_guide_1.5.2.pdf it says 'PuTTY for Symbian OS can only use key files created with PuTTYgen on a Windows PC'. I've just tried with the puttygen included in Debian stable (squeeze) and the key worked first time [1]. Could the documentation be relaxed to simply say 'files created with PuTTYgen', or note that puttygen on other platforms will work too?

[1] puttygen -t rsa -b 2048 -C 'phone-e61' -o e61-priv-key.ppk and then puttygen -L e61-priv-key.ppk >> $HOME/.ssh/authorized_keys

thanks,
kk

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