[K12OSN] Dumb SSH question
aaa at pacifier.com
Wed May 5 19:33:21 UTC 2004
Les Mikesell wrote:
>On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 13:24, Duane Wilson wrote:
>>How do I find the RSA key fringerprint on the server to compare with so
>>that I can avoid a man-in-the-middle attack?
>After you have done this the first time, you'll have an entry
>in ~/.ssh/known_hosts with the name of the server and this
>fingerprint. This should be the same as what you see the
>next time from a new location. Subsequent times from the
>same location, ssh looks up the entry in known_hosts itself.
I just looked in known_hosts and I do see the name of the server,
but the string after it bears no resembelence the the RSA key
fingerprint sent from the server.
What am I missing?
> Les Mikesell
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