SSH Key Creation and Usage Guide


This guide provides instructions for creating an SSH key pair and utilizing it to establish secure connections with DbGap.

SSH Key Generation

To generate an SSH key pair, follow these steps:

  1. Open a terminal or command prompt.
  2. Use the following command:
    ssh-keygen -t rsa -m PEM -f ./private.openssh

This command will generate two files in your current directory:

  • private.openssh: Your private key.
  • `private.opens

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