Configure SSH Server Authentication

JFrog Platform Administration Documentation

Content Type
Administration / Platform
  1. In this step, you will configure Artifactory's SSH authentication parameters. First you need to generate an SSH key pair for Artifactory. For example, on a Linux-based system, you could execute the following command.

    ssh-keygen -t rsa -C ""
  2. Next, to configure Artifactory for SSH authentication, go to the Administration module, select Artifactory | Security | Keys Management and click the SSH Keys tab.

  3. Fill in the details for the Server Settings and the Server Keys.

    Server Setting


    Enable SSH Authentication

    When checked, SSH authentication is enabled.


    The port that should be used for an SSH connection.

    Custom URL Base

    The Custom Base URL that should be used for SSH connections. Note that this is the same Custom URL Base configured in the Administration module under Configuration | General.

    Public key/ Private key

    The key pair used for authentication.