Gee, what a title. I know this post is going to be popular.

First, you need to generate your public key from your private key like this:

ssh-keygen -y -f yourkey.pem >

Then, in Secure Shell, select the “Import…” link to bring up a file picker. You must import two files for each identity.  A private key and a public key.  For example, you would select both “yourkey.pem” and “”.

It should look something like this:

Then just connect! Once connected, you can bookmark the page for instant access.