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Re: [SLUG] SSH client question



That still allows the host key to be permanently stored, and if it doesn't
match an already stored key then you get a warning message but the
connection continues to be established.

Incidentally, with openssh the man page says that one of the agruments to
StrictHostKeyChecking can be "ask".  I couldn't get this to work.

-- 
Howard.  LANNet Computing Associates <http://lannetlinux.com>
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On Fri, 29 Jun 2001, John Clarke wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 11:11:26AM +1000, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> 
> > Is it possible to prevent the ssh client from permanently storing the
> > remote host public key when it makes a connection to that remote
> > host for the first time?  The manpage does not give any indication.
> 
> Try `StrictHostKeyChecking no' in ssh_config, or `-o StrictHostKeyChecking=no'
> on the command line.
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> John
> 


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