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This article will describe why Upsource doens't accept private keys generated in PuTTY and what to do in such cases.


When creating a new project in Upsource, you get to choose one of the following authentication methods to access your VCS: Anonymous, Password or SSH key. In case of SSH key, private key and passphrase(if any) should be provided. After that, while testing connection you might get the following error:

Test VCS connection failed.

List remote refs failed: com.jcraft.jsch.JSchException: Error while loading an uploaded key 'the-key': invalid privatekey


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