[linux-elitists] telnet weenie frenzy!

Steve Beattie steve@wirex.net
Tue Feb 27 11:22:04 PST 2001


On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 11:16:06AM -0800, Don Marti wrote:
> OpenSSH's message when you don't have a host key could be a little 
> more informative though.
> 
> $ ssh allium
> Warning: Permanently added '207.20.109.236' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.
> 
> Other ssh clients show you the host's key signature and give you
> a chance to accept or reject it -- OpenSSH just lets you set
> StrictHostKeyChecking or not.

Say again?

[steve@kryten steve]$ ssh puter
The authenticity of host 'puter' can't be established.
DSA key fingerprint is 03:ae:3f:28:a4:98:77:dc:67:1d:b4:66:e2:bd:a5:a2.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? no
Aborted by user!

[steve@kryten steve]$ ssh -V
SSH Version OpenSSH_2.3.0p1, protocol versions 1.5/2.0.
Compiled with SSL (0x0090581f).

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