Setting up SSH key/pair from Windows

May 19, 2015 4.9k views
DigitalOcean Configuration Management Deployment

I am trying to use Vagrant to create a file I can create new droplets from. I'm pretty sure I followed [this tutorial( correctly up until the vagrant up --provider=digital_ocean step.

I am on windows so I used PuTTYgen to create an SSH pair, and I added it to DIgital Ocean through the settings but I keep getting the following error when I run vagrant up

Bringing machine 'default' up with 'digital_ocean' provider...
There are errors in the configuration of this machine. Please fix
the following errors and try again:

```* `private_key_path` file must exist: C:UsersMyName.sshlocal_key```

```Digital Ocean Provider:```
```* SSH public key not found:```

I'm not sure what the issue is. My VagrantFile points the correct folder which holds the ssh so maybe there is another problem I don't know.
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