Convert aws .pem key to .ppk on Linux/Ubuntu/Redhat
In this article we will learn “How to convert aws .pem key to .ppk on Linux/Ubuntu/Redhat”.I was questioned about the conversion of .ppk private key, from a windows putty, to a .pem file using linux for ssh access.But it can be achieved under Linux(Ubuntu/Redhat/Centos/Gentoo) here, but same for many distributions.
First of all, check you have got putty tools installed using:
Linux: with your package manager, first of all install PuTTY or the more minimal PuTTY-tools. You got either the puttygen options then it’s all right, Sometimes puttygen is currently not installed. Well in that case we will install it first before we proceed further.
Now generate the pem file run the following command: as-
For the public key:
Now, we have a valid ppk file that we can use to connect to our filezilla/FTP client with ppk key.