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Generating RSA private and public key files

To create new key pair do the following:

This picture contains the screenshot of the AEP PRO's tool for creating public and private key files

1. Choose folder where to want to place new key files.

2. Type key name in the "Key Comment" field.

3. Choose key strength in "PKI Key Length" list: 512, 768, 1024 or 2048 bit

4. Make decision, do you want to protect use of private key file (a secret key used for decryption). If Yes, click on "Protect private key by password" checkbox, then enter a password and choose the encryption algorithm used to encrypt this keyfile. This password will be asked every time when you want to decrypt some files using this private key.

Choosing encryption algorithm

In future, it will be possible to decrypt/encrypt private key.

5. Click on Create button.

6. Created key files will be added to the list of RSA Key Management Tool automatically

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