POST https://api.sitehost.nz/1.0/ssh/key/add.json

Add a new SSH key to the client account.

Form Parameters

client_idintegerYesThe ID of the client that the keys belong to.Example: 1
labelstringYesA label for the key to make it easier to identify.Example: My SSH Key
contentstringYesThe SSH key content.Example: ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAA... user@host

Code Samples

JavaScript PHP Rails Python
var xmlHttp = new XMLHttpRequest();
xmlHttp.open("POST", "https://api.sitehost.nz/1.0/ssh/key/add.json", false);

var data = new FormData();
data.append("apikey", "your_key_here");
data.append("client_id", "1");
data.append("label", "My SSH Key");
data.append("content", "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAA... user@host");


var response = xmlHttp.responseText;
$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, "https://api.sitehost.nz/1.0/ssh/key/add.json");
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
$body = array(
'apikey' => 'your_key_here',
'client_id' => 1,
'label' => 'My SSH Key',
'content' => 'ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAA... user@host',
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $body);

$response = curl_exec($ch);
$status = curl_getinfo($ch, CURLINFO_HTTP_CODE);
require 'net/http'
require 'uri'

uri = URI.parse("https://api.sitehost.nz/1.0/ssh/key/add.json")
http = Net::HTTP.new(uri.host, uri.port)
request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(uri.request_uri)

body = {"apikey" => "your_key_here",
"client_id" => 1,
"label" => "My SSH Key",
"content" => "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAA... user@host",

response = http.request(request)
import requests
from collections import OrderedDict

uri = 'https://api.sitehost.nz/1.0/ssh/key/add.json'

# We need ordered dictionary because parameters have to be in the right order.
# Refer to Developer Notes for more information.
body = OrderedDict()

body['apikey'] = 'your_key_here'
body['client_id'] = 1
body['label'] = 'My SSH Key'
body['content'] = 'ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAA... user@host'

response = requests.post(uri, data=body)



  "return": {
    "key_id": "45"
  "msg": "Successful",
  "status": true,
  "time": 35.69