Sunday, 27 January 2013

Generating SSH Keys For TortoiseGit On Windows

This post is a collection of links explaining how to create SSH keys on Windows using PuTTY. These can be configured in TortoiseGit to enable secured SSL connection to OpenShift Git repositories (for example).

I encountered a .ssh directory access issue while performing a push with TortoiseGit. I was missing a proper $HOME environment variable pointing to C:\Users\MyUserID.