GSSAPI Key Exchange

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Sun May 7 03:16:03 EST 2006

On 5/6/06, Simon Wilkinson <sxw at> wrote:
> Now that RFC 4462 has been published, I was wondering if there would be
> any interest in looking again at integrating the key exchange portions of
> my GSSAPI patch into the OpenSSH tree?
> As I've mentioned before, key exchange has significant benefits for large
> sites as it allows them to use Kerberos to authenticate ssh hosts, and
> removes the need to maintain and distribute ssh known_hosts files. Many
> vendors are already shipping patched versions of OpenSSH with GSSAPI key
> exchange support.

I know that it has a big interest where I work. I would be available
to help test this under a couple of scenarios.

Stephen J Smoogen.
CSIRT/Linux System Administrator

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