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Cant convert CloudHSM key with PuttyGen

When I try to convert the private key I pulled from CloudHSM with PuttyGen for use with Putty, I get an "unrecognized private key format" error.  Anyone else running into this?


Same problem. I used Francesco.ricci’s suggestion. We were already using openssl on our EC2 instances so I converted the private key to a new .pem file which Puttygen successfully turned into a .ppk file. command: openssl rsa -in -out .pem

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I had same problem 

If you have open ssl try:  openssl rsa -in inputkeyfile -out newkey.pem

Then use puttygen to conver to ppk 

this worked for me.

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