OpenSSH Key Storage

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Sat Feb 2 02:08:36 EST 2002

On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 09:43:35AM +0100, Markus Friedl wrote:
> it has been suggested that the server tells the client:
> 	lookup the hostkey under this 'name'.
> does this really help? doesn't this mean the server
> binds name to key? shouln't the client do this instead?

SSH RSA/DSA keys are nameless. Whatever name the server tells the client
it has seems to me should be suspect.

> -m

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