Permanently added hostkeys (due to IP address pool), without confirmation

Steffen Nurpmeso sdaoden at
Sat Oct 10 22:22:36 AEDT 2015

Damien Miller <djm at> wrote:
 |On Fri, 9 Oct 2015, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:

 |You have CheckHostIP enabled (it is on by default) and some DNS server
 |or hosts file is returning for that hostname. When ssh
 |connects to, it is offering the same key as you have
 |already learned for, so it is automatically added to
 |See ssh_config's entry on CheckHostIP for a few more details.

Yes (through default).  Ok that explains the missing confirmation.
It's pretty clear from the manual, thank you.


More information about the openssh-unix-dev mailing list