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authordjm@openbsd.org <djm@openbsd.org>2018-02-10 06:40:28 +0000
committerDamien Miller <djm@mindrot.org>2018-02-10 17:41:16 +1100
commit4f011daa4cada6450fa810f7563b8968639bb562 (patch)
tree89ee03408b4a38a660b4eb45cabc9d9ebc5e36fa /ssh_config.5
parent77e05394af21d3f5faa0c09ed3855e4505a5cf9f (diff)
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Shorter, more accurate explanation of NoHostAuthenticationForLocalhost without the confusing example. Prompted by Christoph Anton Mitterer via github and bz#2293. OpenBSD-Commit-ID: 19dc96bea25b80d78d416b581fb8506f1e7b76df
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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/ssh_config.5 b/ssh_config.5
index 8afa0c13..77450080 100644
--- a/ssh_config.5
+++ b/ssh_config.5
@@ -33,8 +33,8 @@
.\" (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF
.\" THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
.\"
-.\" $OpenBSD: ssh_config.5,v 1.263 2018/02/06 06:01:54 dtucker Exp $
-.Dd $Mdocdate: February 6 2018 $
+.\" $OpenBSD: ssh_config.5,v 1.264 2018/02/10 06:40:28 djm Exp $
+.Dd $Mdocdate: February 10 2018 $
.Dt SSH_CONFIG 5
.Os
.Sh NAME
@@ -1107,10 +1107,7 @@ hmac-sha2-256,hmac-sha2-512,hmac-sha1
The list of available MAC algorithms may also be obtained using
.Qq ssh -Q mac .
.It Cm NoHostAuthenticationForLocalhost
-This option can be used if the home directory is shared across machines.
-In this case localhost will refer to a different machine on each of
-the machines and the user will get many warnings about changed host keys.
-However, this option disables host authentication for localhost.
+Disable host authentication for localhost (loopback addresses).
The argument to this keyword must be
.Cm yes
or