Convert pem to ppk various methods
Now a days most of the companies switching there infrastructure to AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud. In this one of the mostly used method to login Linux EC2 instances using .pem/.ppk files. In this article you are going to learn how to convert pem to ppk various methods.
Convert .pem to .ppk various methods
PEM (Privacy Enhanced Mail) is a encrypted format of key-pair file. Using .pem windows users can’t login to Linux EC2 instances of AWS, in order to login you have to convert .pem to .ppk file using PuTTYGen software either portable or installer.
Install it after successful installation, open PuTTYGen
Click on Load button and select .pem file
Note: Actually .pem file not visible until you select All Files in drop down
browse location of .pem file and select file Click open
Click on Save private key button
it will ask you for the confirmation “Are you sure you want to save this key without a passphrase to protect it?” Click yes to save the .ppk file without passphrase
That’s enjoy cloud computing