Showing posts with label PEM. Show all posts
Showing posts with label PEM. Show all posts

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Convert a putty .ppk key to an Amazon .pem file on Mac

$ brew install putty

$ puttygen key.ppk -O private-openssh -o key.pem


$ openssl x509 -in certificatename.cer -outform PEM -out certificatename.pem

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Make PPK to Pem using Mac terminal

sudo port install putty
brew install putty

This will also install puttygen. To get puttygen to output a .PEM file:
puttygen privatekey.ppk -O private-openssh -o privatekey.pem

Once you have the key, open a terminal window and:
ssh -i privatekey.pem

The private key must have tight security settings otherwise SSH complains. Make sure only the user can read the key.

chmod go-rw privatekey.pem

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