Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Oracle Public Cloud : Create Public/Private keys for secure access

For accessing Oracle Cloud Services securely and for authorized access, combination of Public and Private Keys are required. So before the process of creating a new Database Instance public and private keys should be generated. Below is the process for generating public/private key.

Tools Required: PuttyGen.

Follow below steps to use PuttyGen to generate keys.

Open Putty Key Generator.

Accept the defaults with SSH-2 RSA and 2048. Click on Generate.

Now next step is important one. One needs to move mouse in the empty area freely till time the message “Please generate some randomness by moving the mouse over blank area” is flashing on the bar.