Public Key Authentication with FastX2

FastX2 supports public key authentication through the browser and the desktop client interface

Browser Client

  1. Go to your browser log in screen
  2. Check Use Public Key Authentication
  3. Click Upload Private Key File
  4. Browse for your private key file
  5. When the file has been uploaded click away and log in

Note: The browser interface only supports OpenSSH private key formats.
PuTTY users will need to convert their key to the OpenSSH format.  or use the Desktop Client

Desktop Client

Mac OSX and Linux users

The desktop client uses ssh-agent to store keys and load them when connecting. See the ssh-agent man page for more details

Windows users

The windows client uses pageant to store keys  See the pageant documentation for more details

Download pageant here