Key Pairs & Certificates

Key Pairs

The Key Pairs section enables the following actions: Add and Delete key pairs. Key Pairs are commonly used by Morpheus for accessing instances via SSH. Morpheus stores key pairs to simplify administration and access across both private and public clouds.

To navigate to the Key Pairs section:

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.
  2. Select the Key Pairs link in the sub navigation bar.

Add Key Pair

Important

Keys need to be RSA format, OpenSSH format is not accepted. Some operating systems, such as Mac OS X, default to OpenSSH. When generating keys in these operating systems, we must specify generation in RSA format.

To Add Key Pair:

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.
  2. Select the Key Pairs link in the sub navigation bar.
  3. Click the Add Key Pair button.
  4. From the Add Key Pair Wizard input the following:
  • Name
  • Public Key
  • Private Key

Note

Certain features do not require storage of the private key.

Delete Key Pair

To Delete Key Pair:

  1. Select the Infrastructure link in the navigation bar.
  2. Select the Key Pairs link in the sub navigation bar.
  3. Click the Delete icon on the row of the Key Pair to delete.