Convert the PEM file to a PPK file

This blog will teach how to convert the PEM file to a PPK file

1. Run Puttygen.

2. From the menu option “Conversions”, select “Import key”

3. In the dialog, locate the pem file and “Open” it.
PEM to PPK 2
4. If required Change the comment from ‘imported-openssh-key” to a something more descriptive like “my-db-server”
5. Optional: Enter a passphrase.
6. Create PPK file by clicking on “Save private key”


Naveen Dasari

Helical IT Solutions