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SSH Tectia 
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    About This Document>>
    Installing SSH Tectia Client >>
    Getting Started >>
        Connecting to a Remote Host
        Defining Quick Connect Options
        Generating Keys >>
            Key Generation Wizard
            Key Generation - Start
            Key Generation - Key Properties
            Key Generation - Generation
            Key Generation - Enter Passphrase
            Key Generation - Finish
        Enrolling Certificates >>
        Uploading Your Public Key >>
        Using Public-Key Authentication with SSH Accession Lite >>
        Examples of Use
    Configuring SSH Tectia Client >>
    Connecting to a Remote Host Computer>>
    Transferring Files>>
    Tunneling Applications>>
    GUI Reference>>
    Troubleshooting >>
    Command-Line Tools >>

Key Generation - Key Properties

On the Key Properties page, select the type of the key to be generated. You can select to generate either an RSA or a DSA key, and select the key length.


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Figure : Selecting the key type

  • Key Type

    Select the type of the key to be generated. Available options are DSA or RSA.

  • Key Length

    Select the length (complexity) of the key to be generated. Available options are 768, 1024, 2048 or 3072 bits. Larger keys are more secure, but also slower to use. The recommended key length for most occasions is 2048 bits.

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