Creating a new Key pair in the DreamCompute dashboard

Overview

There are several ways to create a key pair to use with your DreamCompute instance. The easiest way is to have the DreamCompute dashboard generate one for you.

Creating the key pair

  1. Navigate to the DreamCompute page.
  2. Click the 'View Dashboard' button.
  3. On the left, click 'Compute'.
  4. From the dropdown click 'Key Pairs'.
  5. On the top right click the 'Create Key Pair' button.
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  6. Give the key a name, and click 'Create Key Pair'.
  7. Your browser will start downloading the private key. By default it will have the same name you entered in the 'Key Pair Name' field and have a .pem file extension, but you can rename the file to whatever you want.

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