SSH or Secure Shell is a protocol that allows you to access a remote server using an SSH client on your computer such as PuTTy. The connection requires the user to have the private key. Follow the steps below on how to generate the SSH Keys in WHM.
|Note:This is only available to Vodien Virtual Server plans and Dedicated Server plans.|
Step 1. Log in to WHM.
Step 2. Click Security Center on the sidebar menu.
Step 3. Click Manage root’s SSH Keys.
Step 4. Click Generate a New Key.
Step 5. Enter the following information in their respective boxes to generate the key.
- Key Name – Enter a name for the SSH Key.
- Key Password – Enter a password for the SSH Key.
- Password (again) – Confirm the password by typing the same password entered in Key Password.
- Password Strength – Meet the password strength requirement of at least 70/100. Use the Password Generator if necessary.
- Key Type – Select RSA.
- Key Size – Select 2048.
Step 6. Click Generate Key. The new SSH Key should now be listed in the table.
Step 7. Under Public Keys, click Manage Authorization on the SSH Key that you just generated.
Step 8. Click Authorize.