How to remove my rsa key from my droplet ?

I have the following problem: I´ve insert rsa key into a droplet and now the next droplets I create they all come with that rsa key configured.

I don´t know why this happens. I´ve destroy droplets and change their datacenter location but that doesn´t work.

I request help.

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To destroy your keys, do the following:

Navigate to, or the click the widget (*) icon in the top right corner and select ‘settings’, then select ‘security’ in the sub-navigation.

The settings page allows you create new keys, select two factor authentication, view your key logs or delete any existing keys.


Don’t click on your public key when creating a droplet.