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Are you targeting .NET Compact Framework? SshPrivateKey.Generate is not available on that platform because - historically - key generation on Windows CE devices was very slow.

However, you can still generate SshPrivateKey keys on .NET CF indirectly via AsymmetricKeyAlgorithm class:

var alg = new AsymmetricKeyAlgorithm();
alg.GenerateKey(AsymmetricKeyAlgorithmId.RSA, 2048);
byte[] keyData = alg.GetPrivateKey().ToBytes();
var key = new SshPrivateKey(keyData);

Sorry for inconvenience. We'll enable SshPrivateKey.Generate on .NET CF as well and let the users decide whether it's fast enough for their needs.

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Thanks, suggested alternative method  also will help me
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We enabled SshPrivateKey.Generate methods on .NET CF in version 2019 R3:
https://www.rebex.net/total-pack/history.aspx#2019R3
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