Nolio KB: Failed to run command ..invalid privatekey c:\users\admin\private.ppk

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Nolio Official KB: I got a :"Failed to run command ..invalid privatekey c:\users\admin\private.ppk" error message while executing run command (SSH) action. What do I do?

Run command (SSH) action allow authentication using private/public key.The key format should be OpenSSH.PPK stand for putty private key and it can be convert to OpenSSH using puttygen.exe:
1.Download puttygen.exe
2.Open puttygen and select conversions --> export to OpenSSH key.
3.Select your ppk file and save it as *.ssh file.
4.Configure Run Command (SSH) to use the exported key as the private key


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