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I have to access personal git repository at the university . I have been asked to Generate SSH key.

i am using this command to generate SSH key

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -C ""

I want to ask

Can i use username instead of email for this command like

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -C "myusername"
Richard MacCutchan 22-Aug-15 9:19am    
Check the documentation to see what the options are.

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Read the documentation :[^]

-C is a comment so you can write anything you want.
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