6 Replies Latest reply on Jun 19, 2020 3:28 AM by Andrew Waters

    Can't upload ed25519 private key

    Michael D
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      Hi Experts.

       

      I get an error message when I try to upload an ed25519 private key to Outpost credential page.

       

      Error message is: The ssh key and passphrase do not match or the key is invalid

       

      As tideway on discovery appliance 12.0.0.1 I generate key pair with:

      ssh-keygen -t ed25519

       

      I don't set a passphrase.

       

      I just want to see if it works.

       

      I download private key with WinSCP and I change Transfer Settings to Binary.

      And then I upload private key to Outpost Credential page

       

      I just make up a user name.

       

      Do you know what I am doing wrong? Please advice!

       

      [tideway@xxx-xxx-xxx ~]$ ssh-keygen -t ed25519

      Generating public/private ed25519 key pair.

      Enter file in which to save the key (/usr/tideway/.ssh/id_ed25519):

      Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):

      Enter same passphrase again:

      Your identification has been saved in /usr/tideway/.ssh/id_ed25519.

      Your public key has been saved in /usr/tideway/.ssh/id_ed25519.pub.

      The key fingerprint is:

      SHA256:??? ???@???

      The key's randomart image is:

      +--[ED25519 256]--+

      |.??????? |

      +----[SHA256]-----+

      [tideway@??? ~]$