Configuring SSH keys for Github using Windows 10

Apr 2, 2013 ssh github windows

You'll need to install:

To create an ssh key and set it as your default:

  • Run ssh-keygen
  • Create a key. Name it id_rsa. You'll get a private key (id_rsa) and a public key ( Never disclose your private key. Share your .pub key instead.
  • Upload the ssh keys
  • Save the private id_rsa file in your ~.ssh folder
  • Restart your terminal if it doesn't work