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How to import a key

Reviewed on 08 July 2024Published on 27 June 2023

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization
  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.

    The key must be in base64 format.

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

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

  8. Enter a value for the keys.

    The value must be an IPNS key or a CID.

  9. Click Create a Name.
See also
How to create a keyHow to update a name
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