Where to download .ppk file from aws lightsail


Where to download .ppk file from aws light sail

Hi , i want to create a new ftp account for my website in aws swerver . When i check the aws server in lightsail section i can see my magento instances (web & db instance ).

Now i want to connect to my file using filezila . What i have to do ? I am checking Internet for some time but everything is confusing

What i did is i go to https://lightsail.aws.amazon.com/ls/webapp/account/keys then ssh key then download the key . But now how i can connect throuh filezila . The downloaded file is .pem file .

Please help


AWS by default provides the key in pem file, all you need to convert pem to ppk.

PuTTY does not natively support the private key format (.pem)
generated by Amazon EC2. PuTTY has a tool named PuTTYgen, which can
convert keys to the required PuTTY format (.ppk). You must convert
your private key into this format (.ppk) before attempting to connect
to your instance using PuTTY.

To convert your private key

  • From the Start menu, choose All Programs, PuTTY, PuTTYgen.
  • Under Type of key to generate, choose RSA.
  • Choose Load. By default, PuTTYgen displays only files with the extension .ppk. To locate your .pem file, select the option to display files of all types.

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