Create an SSH key A stack might include a virtual machine that requires an SSH key for access. To request such a stack, you can either use a key pair that is assigned to you or you can generate another key. Before you beginRole required: sn_cmp.cloud_service_user Procedure On the Cloud User Portal, click Activities. In the Activities list, select Manage > Keys. In the SSH Key Pair list, click Generate Key Pair, specify a Name for the key, and then click OK. ResultThe system generates the key pair with the Name that you specified.