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SSH-KEYSIGN

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NAME

ssh-keysign - ssh helper program for hostbased authentication  

SYNOPSIS

 

DESCRIPTION

is used by ssh(1) to access the local host keys and generate the digital signature required during hostbased authentication with SSH protocol version 2. is not intended to be invoked by the user, but from ssh(1). See ssh(1) and sshd(8) for more information about hostbased authentication.  

FILES

/etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key, /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key
These files contain the private parts of the host keys used to generate the digital signature. They should be owned by root, readable only by root, and not accessible to others. Since they are readable only by root, must be set-uid root if hostbased authentication is used.

 

SEE ALSO

ssh(1), ssh-keygen1, sshd(8)  

AUTHORS

Markus Friedl <markus@openbsd.org>  

HISTORY

first appeared in Ox 3.2 .


 

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