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Does anyone see this error while uploading a public PGP key to create SSH key for SFMC SFTP?

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The official documentation on this is really confusing, in my opinion. Here's what you need to make it work for both scenarios:

SFMC pushing files to third-party SFTP via SSH

SFMC

Private SSH Key

Specifications

  • RSA
  • 2048-bit
  • OpenSSH format
  • Can be created with or without passphrase using with ssh-keygen or puttygen

Installation

  • SSH option must be enabled by SF Support
  • Upload key file as SSH type in Setup > Admin > Data Management > Key Management

Third Party

Public SSH Key

Specifications

  • See Private Key specifications

Installation

  • Specific to third-party key management system

Third-party pushing files to SFMC SFTP via SSH

SFMC

Public SSH Key

Specifications

  • See Private Key specifications

Installation

  • Create a new SFTP Account for connection in Setup > Admin > Data Management > FTP Accounts
  • SSH option must be enabled by SF Support
  • Upload key file as SSH type in Setup > Admin > Data Management > Key Management

Third-party

Private SSH Key

Specifications

  • RSA
  • 4096-bit
  • PEM format only
  • With or without a passphrase
  • Can be created with ssh-keygen or puttygen

Installation

  • Specific to third-party key management system
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  • Thanks for reply @Adam. 3rd party key i got from customer is public PGP file but in TXT file format. should i request new file in RSA,2048-bit and OpenSSH format ? Dec 14, 2020 at 16:07
  • Yes, I would. The above is what SFMC supports. Dec 14, 2020 at 16:15

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