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authorDamien Miller <>2001-02-18 12:58:24 +1100
committerDamien Miller <>2001-02-18 12:58:24 +1100
commit8609332558d7130f0e4a71eba8bcad6fdebddcd5 (patch)
tree055ad2224e375c37a1a2340b0ca20c72e36899b1 /INSTALL
parent22d5aa7553d8d88a1662e977c8346eb155a7a044 (diff)
- (djm) Doc fixes from Pekka Savola <>
Diffstat (limited to 'INSTALL')
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 9b467271..47b071e1 100644
@@ -9,7 +9,9 @@
OpenSSL 0.9.5a or greater:
-RPMs of OpenSSL are available at
+RPMs of OpenSSL are available at
+For Red Hat Linux 6.2, they have been released as errata. RHL7 includes
OpenSSH can utilise Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) if your system
supports it. PAM is standard on Redhat and Debian Linux, Solaris and
@@ -93,7 +95,7 @@ If you are using PAM, you may need to manually install a PAM
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
+your system. If you are using a recent version of Red Hat Linux, the
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. On HP-UX 11, the standard /etc/pam.conf
@@ -107,8 +109,7 @@ Normally ./configure will search the current $PATH for 'rsh'. You
may need to specify this option if rsh is not in your path or has a
different name.
---without-pam will disable PAM support. PAM is automatically detected
-and switched on if found.
+--with-pam enables PAM support.
--enable-gnome-askpass will build the GNOME passphrase dialog. You
need a working installation of GNOME, including the development
@@ -194,8 +195,9 @@ review it to ensure that it matches your security requirements.
To generate a host key, run "make host-key". Alternately you can do so
manually using the following commands:
- ssh-keygen -b 1024 -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key -N ""
- ssh-keygen -d -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key -N ""
+ ssh-keygen -t rsa1 -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key -N ""
+ ssh-keygen -t rsa -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key -N ""
+ ssh-keygen -t dsa -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key -N ""
Replacing /etc/ssh with the correct path to the configuration directory.
(${prefix}/etc or whatever you specified with --sysconfdir during
@@ -215,4 +217,4 @@ Please refer to the "reporting bugs" section of the webpage at
-$Id: INSTALL,v 1.40 2001/02/12 00:15:41 djm Exp $
+$Id: INSTALL,v 1.41 2001/02/18 01:58:24 djm Exp $