CIDR address/masklen matching support for permitopen="host:port" restrictions?

Damien Miller djm at
Wed Aug 27 14:07:14 EST 2008

On Tue, 26 Aug 2008, Peter Stuge wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 11:22:34AM +0200, Bert Courtin wrote:
> > I wonder whether CIDR address/masklen matching will be implemented
> > for permitopen="host:port" restrictions in sshd as well, that would
> > be quite beneficially (at least for me, maybe others,too;-)?
> Maybe you can look into it yourself? I expect that there are some
> generically useful functions for CIDR in the code.

Also, feel free to file an enhancement request at
so it doesn't get lost. 


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