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Key Agent Manager

Description

 

The Key Agent Manager is used to hold all your SSH Keys in memory, already decoded and ready for them to be used. It has the same use as Pageant (SSH Key Manager) has for Putty except that the Key Agent Manager is used with Password Vault Manager.

 

Settings

 

1. In Tools select the option Key Agent Manager

 

Key Agent Manager

Key Agent Manager

 

2. When opening the Key Agent Manager you will notice at the bottom right that the agent is not running you will need to click on Start Agent. If you wish to always have your Key Agent running you can activate the option in File - Option - Key Agent - Start agent on application start.

 

Key Agent Manager - Start Agent

Key Agent Manager - Start Agent

 

3. Click on Add key and select the file to open your SSH key.

 

Key Agent Manager - Add Key

Key Agent Manager - Add Key

 

4. All your added SSH Key will appear in your Key Agent Manager.

 

Key Agent Manager

Key Agent Manager

 

Private Key Credential

 

When creating new Private Key credential entry in Password Vault Manager you have the option of loading them automatically in your Key Agent Manager.

 

1. Create your new Private Key credential.

 

New Entry - Private Key

New Entry - Private Key

 

2. In the Advanced tab of your Private Key entry activate the option Automatically load to key agent.

 

Private Key - Adanced tab

Private Key - Adanced tab