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authorDamien Miller <>2000-06-10 08:33:38 +1000
committerDamien Miller <>2000-06-10 08:33:38 +1000
commitc601a7596f1db83757f49458f09b59bc0b57ef0c (patch)
parenta1cb64484e070c5bdd2e0f832bd2ebaa0a6af8b5 (diff)
- (djm) Minor doc tweaks
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 662f9cbd..511b6e86 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,6 @@
+ - (djm) Minor doc tweaks
- (djm) Patch from Kenji Miyake <> to disable utmp usage
(in favour of utmpx) on Solaris 8
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 414f72d3..d95ea4e4 100644
@@ -72,7 +72,9 @@ control file as "/etc/pam.d/sshd" (or wherever your system
prefers to keep them). A generic PAM configuration is included as
"contrib/sshd.pam.generic", you may need to edit it before using it on
your system. If you are using a recent version of Redhat Linux, the
-config file in contrib/redhat/sshd.pam should be more useful.
+config file in contrib/redhat/sshd.pam should be more useful.
+Failure to install a valid PAM file may result in an inability to
+use password authentication.
There are a few other options to the configure script:
@@ -166,9 +168,10 @@ The default configuration should be instantly usable, though you should
review it to ensure that it matches your security requirements.
To generate a host key, run "make host-key". Alternately you can do so
-manually using the following command:
+manually using the following commands:
-/usr/bin/ssh-keygen -b 1024 -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key -N ''
+ ssh-keygen -b 1024 -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key -N ""
+ ssh-keygen -d -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key -N ""
Replacing /etc/ssh with the correct path to the configuration directory.
(${prefix}/etc or whatever you specified with --sysconfdir during