Problems with protocol 1 from OpenSSH

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Apr 25 05:27:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 01:11:59PM +0200, Leo Meerts wrote:
> Problems with protocol 1 from OpenSSH
> Hallo,
> I tried to get OpenSSH to run from a WindowsXP machine especially the 
> protocol 1.
> - 1) First I generated the host and public key: (no errors)
>       c:\ssh>ssh-keygen -t rsa -f ssh_host_key

1. Why didn't you use `ssh-host-install' as described in

2. Why didn't you read the man page of ssh-keygen?  (Tip:  Look for -t).

> Can anyone tell me what is wrong. If I chose Protocol 2 all is working well.

But only with DSA keys.  Use RSA keys instead.  They are more secure.


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