How to Generate a Root SSH Key

In this article, we will show you how to generate a root SSH key.

1. Login to WHM

2. Click the Security Center button found at the top of the WHM home page.
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3. Click the Manage root’s SSH Keys button.
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4. Click the Generate a New Key link.
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5. Enter a name for the key (default is id_rsa).
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6. Enter or generate a password for this key.
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7. Select the key type and size. By default, it is set to RSA and 2048.
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8. Click the Generate Key button at the bottom of the page.
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That’s it!