Security guides

How to generate a new key

Lesson 2 Chapter 1

Depending on which actions you plan to add to your permission, you may need less or more secure way of generating a key. Please make sure you save your keys...

Generate key using Scatter

Scatter is a somewhat convenient wallet to use on a computer. 

In Scatter, navigate to Wallet, and then bottom right corner you will find 'Generate Key', follow it for generating an EOSIO key. save the private key somewhere nice, and then go back and you will find a new key in your wallet like the picture above. 

Generate key using simpleos

Simpleos is a neat wallet created by eosrio. It's rather straight forward to generate keys with simpleos, just install, start up, and click generate key. 

Generate key using eosio-keygen

With eosio-keygen you can easily generate vanity keys, which are keys that contain a preferred word. You can find a guide on how to securely do this here