Import SSH Key-Value Pair

You can import SSH keys that have been generated through Unix-based shells such as BASH (Bourne Again Shell).

You can create SSH keys using the ssh-keygen utility.

Before you can import an SSH key-value pair, ensure that you have created the SSH key to import. Refer to the section “Create SSH Key-Value Pair” for information about creating the SSH key. You must be a self-service user or an administrator to perform this operation.

To import an SSH key-value pair, follow the steps given below.

  1. Log in to Clarity.
  2. Click Access and Security in the left panel.
  3. Click Import Key Pair seen on the top right corner in the SSH tab. If no key-value pairs have been created, you can click Create New Key.
  4. Enter the key pair name.
  5. Open the cloud-key.pub file for the key by using the vi editor or any other Linux-based editor.
  6. Copy the contents of the cloud-key.pub and paste them into the public key content field. Import Key Value Pair
  7. Click Import.

An SSH key-value pair is created successfully.

The SSH key-value pair can be associated with an environment for secure communication between the resources in the environment.