Key server for (Open)SSH?

Damien Miller djm at
Thu Mar 9 22:05:11 EST 2000

On Thu, 9 Mar 2000 rich at wrote:

> We have a situation here where we have a lot of hosts and
> a lot of users with potential access to those hosts. Copying
> keys around to authorized_keys files is a major pain. Is there
> such a thing as a key server for ssh?

Yes. Neil Dunbar has a set of patches that allow OpenSSH to use a
X.509 PKI with certs served from an LDAP server. His patches are
available from


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