If your public/private key pair was generated via PuTTYgen. BackupSheep doesn't work with PuTTY-format private keys, so you would need to convert it to OpenSSH format. To do that, please perform the following steps:

  1. Open PuttyGen

  2. Click File -> Load private key

  3. Go to Conversions -> Export OpenSSH and export your private key

  4. Try to paste the converted private key to the BackupSheep website or database Integration box.

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