Frequently Asked Question
This guide shows how to add SSH keys to OpenStack. SSH access with passwords is turned off by default in all VM's EODC provides. Therefore it is important to import an SSH public key.
2. Import an existing Key Pair
Key Pairs and click the
Import Public Key button.
Import Public Key Pop-up window will appear. You can now either paste in your Public key or upload it with the Browse button.
3. Create a Key Pair through Open Stack
In the case that you do not have an SSH key pair yet, Open Stack can create one for you.
Key Pairs. There you will see the
Key Pair button.
Choose a name and click
Create Key Pair. Open Stack will generate an SSH key for you and you can download it. It is important to properly manage private SSH keys in the same way as other sensitive credentials (e.g. passwords) because someone might be able to impersonate you.