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authorBen Lindstrom <>2001-09-12 18:35:30 +0000
committerBen Lindstrom <>2001-09-12 18:35:30 +0000
commit594e20389490bf91724dc903cb9aaa92d037b7a4 (patch)
tree8bcf855dccd896ee87ae815aeeb80f87d6035e08 /ssh-keyscan.1
parentedc0cf26d11d708320ade92e066d4f3e84e20112 (diff)
- 2001/09/05 06:23:07
[scp.1 sftp.1 ssh.1 ssh-agent.1 sshd.8 ssh-keygen.1 ssh-keyscan.1] avoid first person in manual pages
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diff --git a/ssh-keyscan.1 b/ssh-keyscan.1
index 1a358b33..17f73406 100644
--- a/ssh-keyscan.1
+++ b/ssh-keyscan.1
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-keyscan.1,v 1.11 2001/08/23 18:08:59 stevesk Exp $
+.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-keyscan.1,v 1.12 2001/09/05 06:23:07 deraadt Exp $
.\" Copyright 1995, 1996 by David Mazieres <>.
@@ -35,9 +35,9 @@ scripts.
uses non-blocking socket I/O to contact as many hosts as possible in
parallel, so it is very efficient. The keys from a domain of 1,000
hosts can be collected in tens of seconds, even when some of those
-hosts are down or do not run ssh. You do not need login access to the
-machines you are scanning, nor does the scanning process involve
-any encryption.
+hosts are down or do not run ssh. For scanning, one does not need
+login access to the machines that are being scanned, nor does the
+scanning process involve any encryption.
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width Ds
@@ -88,15 +88,15 @@ Forces
to use IPv6 addresses only.
-If you make an ssh_known_hosts file using
+If a ssh_known_hosts file is constructed using
-without verifying the keys, you will be vulnerable to
+without verifying the keys, users will be vulnerable to
.I man in the middle
-On the other hand, if your security model allows such a risk,
+On the other hand, if the security model allows such a risk,
-can help you detect tampered keyfiles or man in the middle attacks which
-have begun after you created your ssh_known_hosts file.
+can help in the detection of tampered keyfiles or man in the middle
+attacks which have begun after the ssh_known_hosts file was created.
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