Generating a key
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To generate a client key, navigate to your desired Keys module (See Key management overview).
Select the Client Keys tab and click on the Generate button. The Generate Client Key dialog is displayed.
Key alias - Alias you wish to assign to the key.
Key algorithm - The algorithm used in generating this key. Valid options are RSA and DSA.
Key length - The length of the key in bytes. Valid options are 1024, 2048, and 4096.
Validity - The number of days this key is valid.
Common name (CN) - The name you wish to assign this key. This is typically either:
Subject Name Alternative or Subject Alternative Name (SAN) - Same as the CN
Organizational unit - The unit within the users organization that this key will be used for e.g. IT.
Organization - The users organization name.
Locality - The users city.
State/Province - The users state or province.
Country - The users 2 character country code e.g. US.
Export private key. Exported file may be imported by FTPS and SFTP clients for optional use in client authentication.
Key filename - The file you wish to export the private key to.
Password - The password used to protect private key. Leave blank for no password.
Format - The format in which you wish to export private key.