Create a new key pair, if needed
Open a terminal and run the following command:
You will be prompted to save and name the key.Generating public/private rsa key pair. Enter file in which to save the key (/Users/USER/.ssh/id_rsa):
Next you will be asked to create and confirm a passphrase for the key (highly recommended):Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase):
Enter same passphrase again:
This will generate two files, by default called
id_rsa.pub. Next, add this public key.
Add the public key
Copy and paste the contents of the .pub file, typically id_rsa.pub, into the SSH key contentfield on the left.
For more detailed guidance, see How to Add SSH Keys to Droplets