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Generating SSH Keys

Configure and generate SSH keys for the following git hosting systems by following the reference links on each sub-section:




Check for existing SSH keys before you proceed to generate new keys.

See GitHub supported platforms for generating SSH keys by following this article.


GitLab CE/EE

Follow the above GitLab references for GitLab CE/EE. Then verify that your GitLab server should have the following SSH settings:

  • Enabled Git access protocols — Both SSH and HTTP(s)
  • RSA SSH keys — Are allowed

Other SSH key formats may be supported by Git Integration for Jira app, but prefer to use RSA format for your SSH git connections.

VSTS, TFS, Azure DevOps and Azure Repos

The SSH support starts with TFS 2013 and later versions.


The Git Integration for Jira app supports Gerrit web linking.




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Users can use HTTPS or SSH to securely connect to git repositories. HTTPS connections will require the user’s login credentials, while SSH connections will require SSH keys.



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More related topics about SSH integration

Working with SSH keys (Git Integration for Jira Cloud)

Generating SSH Keys (this page)

Connecting SSH Git Repositories (Git Integration for Jira Cloud)

Adding a public SSH Key (Git Integration for Jira Cloud)

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