Open a terminal.
Type the following command and press Enter:
ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096
This command generates a new RSA SSH key pair with a key length of 4096 bits.
You will be prompted to choose a location to save the key pair. Press Enter to accept the default location (
You will be prompted to enter a passphrase for the key pair. It is recommended to provide a passphrase for added security, but you can also leave it blank by pressing Enter.
Once the key pair is generated, you can display the public key by :
The output will be your newly generated public SSH key.
Remember, the public key is safe to share with others or use for authentication, while the private key (typically
id_rsa) should be kept secure and not shared with anyone.