bug in documentation for "Protocol" option
rob at hagopian.net
Wed Nov 8 08:52:56 EST 2000
I believe the point is that the commented out lines in ssh_config should
really reflect the defaults. At least ssh.com does, and while I can't
point to any other concrete examples, it strikes me as common practice to
On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Pekka Savola wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, joel w. reed wrote:
> > ssh.1 says
> > Protocol Specifies the protocol versions ssh should support in order of
> > preference. The possible values are ``1'' and ``2''. Multiple
> > versions must be comma-separated. The default is ``1,2''. This
> > means that ssh tries version 1 and falls back to version 2 if
> > version 1 is not available.
> > but /etc/ssh/ssh_config shows the default for Protocol as...
> > # Port 22
> > # Protocol 2,1
> > # Cipher blowfish
> > one of the above should be fixed.
> Both are correct.
> ssh uses Protocol 1 by default if nothing else is defined. What's written
> _commented out_ in ssh_config is of no consequence; default Cipher isn't
> blowfish either, etc..
> If you uncomment the line there, it obviously changes the default ...
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