How to import an SSH Public Key using your xneelo Cloud dashboard

Note: This article relates to a product currently in beta testing.

SSH Keys are a set of public and private keys which are used to authenticate and encrypt network traffic between your workstation and a remote system. The private key is securely located on your workstation while the public key is located on the instance.

This article contains the steps to import an SSH Public Key.


  • 1
    Log in to your xneelo Cloud dashboard. 
  • 2
    Using the menu on the left, navigate to Compute > Key Pairs.
  • 3
    Click on the Import Public Key button.
  • 4
    Add the key name as you want it to appear on the Key Pairs page.
  • 5
    Select the SSH Key option from the Key Type dropdown.
  • 6
    After the above, you can upload a file containing the public key or paste the contents of the public key file. If you haven’t created a public key yet, follow the steps in the How to generate an SSH Key using your terminal article.
  • 7
    Click on the Import Public Key button to upload the key.
  • 8
    You will see the key listed on the Key Pairs page after completing the steps.
Assist Note

Xneelo does not support the generation of other SSH key algorithms such as ECDSA, and Ed25519 via the xneelo Cloud dashboard, however, you are still able to generate your own key type and import it to be used with your instance.