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PowerChute will not connect to Nutanix AHV cluster using SSH key authentication

Issue:
PowerChute Network Shutdown will not connect to Nutanix AHV cluster using SSH key authentication. A connection is made when connecting to the AHV cluster using SSH with username and password. But, when connecting using public/private key authentication, the connection fails.

Product:
PowerChute Network Shutdown

Environment:
PowerChute Network Shutdown on Windows configured with Nutanix AHV.

Cause:
SSH authentication failure when key is created using ssh-keygen on Windows.

Solution:
  1. Use puttygen  (part of Putty toolset https://www.puttygen.com/) to create the keys.
  2. Copy the key to .ssh/authorized_keys on each AHV hosts.
  3. Copy the key to key Prism->Settings->Cluster Lockdown.

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