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Date:      Thu, 28 Dec 2006 15:01:24 +0100
From:      Patrik Jansson <>
To:        Matthew Seaman <>
Subject:   Re: Text based puttygen or equivalent
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Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Patrik Jansson wrote:
>> I want to convert OpenSSH keys to PuTTy format automagically in
>> FreeBSD so I'm looking for a text based application for this.
>> Is there any?
> ssh-keygen(1).  Specifically the '-e' option. putty uses the same
> format as the commercial SSH implementation.
Yes, but that only exports the public key. I need to convert the
private key to one which PuTTY likes.

Something like:
PuTTY-User-Key-File-2: ssh-dss
Encryption: aes256-cbc
Comment: imported-openssh-key
Public-Lines: 10
yadayada... public key...
Private-Lines: 1
Private-MAC: yadayda


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