Termius supports RSA, DSA, and ECDSA keys for passwordless login. And you may protect your private key using a passphrase. This means that the private key will be encrypted using a passphrase to add an additional layer of security.
Passphrase-protected keys can be generated[link missing] by the key generator which you can find under
Keychain > Add > New key > Generate. When you generate a passphrase-protected key set -- the public key, encrypted private key, and passphrase -- will be stored in the Key chain. Because of this, the passphrase will not be requested on the establishment of a connection.
In case you wish that the passphrase will be prompted, simply remove the passphrase after key generation. To do so:
- Slide the specific key to the left
Deleteoptions will now appear
Edit, a new screen should pop up
- Tap and hold the
Passphrasefield and remove its value
- And hit
Savein the top right corner
Now the passphrase will be prompted before a connection may be established.
! Note that you also may import passphrase-protected keys. You only need to fill out the passphrase field if you wish to store the passphrase in Keychain