Diffstat (limited to 'ssh-keyscan.1')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/ssh-keyscan.1 b/ssh-keyscan.1
index 2f33ddf2..f6596c48 100644
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-keyscan.1,v 1.14 2002/02/13 08:33:47 mpech Exp $
+.\" $OpenBSD: ssh-keyscan.1,v 1.15 2003/03/28 10:11:43 jmc Exp $
.\" Copyright 1995, 1996 by David Mazieres <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
@@ -14,6 +14,7 @@
.Nd gather ssh public keys
.Op Fl v46
.Op Fl p Ar port
.Op Fl T Ar timeout
@@ -21,10 +22,12 @@
.Op Fl f Ar file
.Op Ar host | addrlist namelist
.Op Ar ...
is a utility for gathering the public ssh host keys of a number of
-hosts. It was designed to aid in building and verifying
+It was designed to aid in building and verifying
@@ -33,9 +36,11 @@ 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
+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. For scanning, one does not need
+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.
@@ -44,12 +49,13 @@ The options are as follows:
.It Fl p Ar port
Port to connect to on the remote host.
.It Fl T Ar timeout
-Set the timeout for connection attempts. If
+Set the timeout for connection attempts.
seconds have elapsed since a connection was initiated to a host or since the
last time anything was read from that host, then the connection is
-closed and the host in question considered unavailable. Default is 5
+closed and the host in question considered unavailable.
+Default is 5 seconds.
.It Fl t Ar type
Specifies the type of the key to fetch from the scanned hosts.
The possible values are