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Security\SSH\User Keys

Use the User Keys section of the Secure Shell Settings dialog box to create and manage the keys that authenticate your client session to the host. To get to these settings, select Public Key in the User Authentication section and then select User Keys in the side menu.

Item Name UI Description
Add to key agent button Allows you to add the selected key to the Key Agent.
Allow agent forwarding Enables forwarding of the Key Agent connection.
Change passphrase button Allows you to change the passphrase used to protect the selected key.
Delete key button Deletes the selected key.
Export key button Exports a public key or public/private key pair.
Generate key button Opens the User Key Generation dialog box, which you can use to configure a public/private key pair for user key authentication.
Import key button Adds a private key to the list of available keys. You can use this feature to provide easy access to keys created using other applications. Importing a key copies it to the Secure Shell folder.
Launch key agent button Opens the Reflection Key Agent tool.
Prefer SSH key signature over certificate signature Determines the order in which the client presents certificate signature types to the server during public key authentication. When this setting is selected (the default), the client sends the key using a standard ssh key signature first (ssh-rsa or ssh-dss). If that fails, the client tries again using a certificate signature (x509-sign-rsa or x509-sign-dss).
Upload key button Uploads a public key to the currently specified host.
Use all keys for authenticating to the host Specifies that the client attempts to authenticate with all the listed keys, regardless of whether or not the Use checkbox is selected in the list of keys.
View key button Displays the contents of the selected key or certificate.