Convert .ppk to .pem

If you’re working on a Mac, you may have encountered the problem of trying to use ssh with a .ppk (PuTTY key file). You can easily convert this file to a Mac friendly .pem file.

  1. Install Homebrew
  2. Install putty, which also installs puttygen:
  3. Generate .pem file:
  4. Change permissions:
  5. Connect:

Enjoy

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