AWS Switch Circle of relatives consumers can now use ED25519 and ECDSA keys to authenticate customers connecting to an AWS Switch Circle of relatives server. In the past, Switch Circle of relatives simplest supported RSA keys for person authentication.
ED25519 and ECDSA are each elliptic-curve based totally public-key techniques usually used for SSH authentication. They provide advanced safety and function over the standard RSA key sort. You’ll be able to now upload any mixture of ED25519, ECDSA, and RSA keys – as much as 10 consistent with person.
AWS Switch Circle of relatives helps ED22519 and ECDSA keys in all AWS Areas the place it’s to be had. You’ll be able to configure a person’s SSH public keys the usage of the AWS Switch Circle of relatives API, AWS Control Console, AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), or AWS CloudFormation. To be told extra about the way to generate ED25519 and ECDSA keys or the way to upload them to person profiles inside AWS Switch Circle of relatives, seek advice from our documentation.