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authorBen Lindstrom <mouring@eviladmin.org>2001-03-05 06:57:23 +0000
committerBen Lindstrom <mouring@eviladmin.org>2001-03-05 06:57:23 +0000
commitd7f5b517d5530fe0df65b23f80eb4d11732b537e (patch)
tree476ae7cc684b720f4b64733c3e8f82022fa8ca96 /sshd.8
parent49a098d1b202f9c6cc6c7a3e5e84ec9910a963db (diff)
- deraadt@cvs.openbsd.org 2001/03/02 09:42:49
[sshd.8] doc the dsa/rsa key pair files
Diffstat (limited to 'sshd.8')
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1 files changed, 14 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/sshd.8 b/sshd.8
index dc9a09ce..0ab50946 100644
--- a/sshd.8
+++ b/sshd.8
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@
.\" (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: sshd.8,v 1.97 2001/03/02 06:21:01 deraadt Exp $
+.\" $OpenBSD: sshd.8,v 1.98 2001/03/02 09:42:49 deraadt Exp $
.Dd September 25, 1999
.Dt SSHD 8
.Os
@@ -927,22 +927,24 @@ Contains configuration data for
.Nm sshd .
This file should be writable by root only, but it is recommended
(though not necessary) that it be world-readable.
-.It Pa /etc/ssh_host_key
-Contains the private part of the host key.
-This file should only be owned by root, readable only by root, and not
+.It Pa /etc/ssh_host_key, /etc/ssh_host_dsa_key, /etc/ssh_host_rsa_key
+These three files contain the private parts of the
+(SSH1, SSH2 DSA, and SSH2 RSA) host keys.
+These files should only be owned by root, readable only by root, and not
accessible to others.
Note that
.Nm
does not start if this file is group/world-accessible.
-.It Pa /etc/ssh_host_key.pub
-Contains the public part of the host key.
-This file should be world-readable but writable only by
+.It Pa /etc/ssh_host_key.pub, /etc/ssh_host_dsa_key.pub, /etc/ssh_host_rsa_key.pub
+There three files contain the public parts of the
+(SSH1, SSH2 DSA, and SSH2 RSA) host keys.
+These files should be world-readable but writable only by
root.
-Its contents should match the private part.
-This file is not
-really used for anything; it is only provided for the convenience of
-the user so its contents can be copied to known hosts files.
-These two files are created using
+Their contents should match the respective private parts.
+These files are not
+really used for anything; they are provided for the convenience of
+the user so their contents can be copied to known hosts files.
+These files are created using
.Xr ssh-keygen 1 .
.It Pa /etc/primes
Contains Diffie-Hellman groups used for the "Diffie-Hellman Group Exchange".