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Re: "Could not load host key: /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key"

On Feb  6 09:49, Jeffrey J. Kosowsky wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote at about 11:09:57 +0100 on Sunday, February 6, 2011:
>  > sshd tries to load this key by default, but it's missing in your setup,
>  > that's why you get a warning from sshd.
>  > 
>  > Re-run the latest ssh-host-config script from the openssh-5.8p1
>  > package.  You'll see a line like
>  > 
>  >   *** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key
>  > 
> I ran it on 3 new, fresh, blank installs and in all cases it only
> generated the usual 3-key pairs:
> 		ssh_host_key
> 		ssh_host_rsa_key
> 		ssh_host_dsa_key
> So perhaps the problem is that ssh-host-config is not generating the
> new key.
> By the way, I was using 5.7p1-1 which was up to date as of late last
> week.

Maybe that's why I explicitely wrote to use "the latest ssh-host-config
script from the openssh-5.8p1 package"...


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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