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How to import a key

Reviewed on 27 June 2023Published on 27 June 2023
Security & Identity (IAM):

You may need certain IAM permissions to carry out some actions described on this page. This means:

  • you are the Owner of the Scaleway Organization in which the actions will be carried out, or
  • you are an IAM user of the Organization, with a policy granting you the necessary permission sets
Requirements:
  1. Click IPFS Naming in the Labs section of the Scaleway console side menu. The IPFS Naming section displays.
  2. Click Create a Key to create a key, which corresponds to the keys you will create to manage your records.
  3. Choose a region for the keys.
  4. Enter a description for the keys.
  5. Click Import Key under Choose a key type.
  6. Enter a value for the key.
    Important:

    The key must be in base64 format.

  7. Click Download key and choose the file containing your private key.
    Note:

    You can use ipfs key export $NAME_KEY to generate the file.

  8. Enter a value for the keys.
    Note:

    The value must be an IPNS key or a CID.

  9. Click Create a Name.
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