Use the procedure below to export your user keys to a new location and/or format.
NOTE:If you want to upload a public key to a Secure Shell server, you do not need to use this procedure. Use the Uploading Keys to the Server for more information.button to do this in a single step. Reflection automatically determines the correct key format for the server you specify. See
To export a key
Open the . dialog box
From thetab, select a key and click . (This button is not available if no key is selected, or if you have selected a certificate managed by either the Reflection Certificate Manager or the Windows Certificate Manager.)
Enter the passphrase A passphrase is similar to a password, except it can be a phrase with a series of words, punctuation, numbers, white space, or any string of characters. Passphrases improve security by limiting access to secure objects, such as private keys and/or a key agent. for the selected key.
Include the private key in the export
Export the key in OpenSSH format
From thedialog box, specify a name and location for the exported key.