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Re: problem with ~/.ssh/config ?
- From: "John Hein" <3fbmqnhaz4 at snkmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 18:44:55 -0600
- Subject: Re: problem with ~/.ssh/config ?
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Lee wrote at 17:59 -0400 on Sep 15, 2015:
> OpenSSH 7.0 defaults to no support for diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 key
> exchange which is a problem with certain devices:
> $ ssh 10.10.3.5
> Unable to negotiate with 10.10.3.5: no matching key exchange method
> found. Their offer: diffie-hellman-group1-sha1
> http://www.openssh.com/legacy.html has two work-arounds:
> 1. add "-oKexAlgorithms=+diffie-hellman-group1-sha1" to the ssh
> command -- which works for me
> 2. add "Host * KexAlgorithms +diffie-hellman-group1-sha1" to
> ~/.ssh/config -- which does not work for me
> What's the trick for getting the KexAlgorithms param in ~/.ssh/config to work?
> $ cat ~/.ssh/config
> # IOS devices running "Remote protocol version 1.99, remote software
> version Cisco-1.25"
> # only do diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 for key exchange & OpenSSH 7.0
> has it disabled by default.
> # re-enable & add to the end of the list:
> Host * KexAlgorithms +diffie-hellman-group1-sha1
The trick is a newline. Host entry on one line, config settings
on lines below it.
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