SSH keys are the great utility for cPanel shared hosting clients. These SSH keys play important role while allowing a specific computer system to access your website’s information through a SSH session.

Find the ‘Generate a new Key and Import Key links and follow the following the steps.

  • Click the ‘Generate a new key icon.
  • Fill all the required information properly. This is to be done by keeping in mind your requirements as RSA keys creates a faster confirmation of identity and DSA keys are known for fast key generation and signing times.
  • Choose a key size using the pull-down menu. While doing this you should know that a bigger key size provides more security but will take more time for authentication. So you need to decided the proper combination of security level and time consumed for authentication.
  • Click on Generate Key for the generation of new SSH key and it will get automatically installed on the web server.