I am trying to create a new droplet with ssh login. I used ssh-keygen to create a new key and copied the public key to the prompt but I am getting Something went wrong error when I try to sumbit it.

How can I resolve this issue.

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Hi @bktotient,

You need to add the public part of your SSH key. The public part of your SSH key can be usually found in /root/.ssh/idrsa.pub. Notice the .pub extension, this means it’s the public part. You have an idrsa file as well, this is the private part.

Regards,
KFSys

Hello, all

You can also check our existing tutorials on how to upload your ssh-keys to new or existing droplets:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/add-ssh-keys/

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/add-ssh-keys/to-existing-droplet/

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex