ssh-keysign(8) -- Linux man page
NAMEssh-keysign - ssh helper program for hostbased authentication
DESCRIPTIONis used by ssh(1) to access the local host keys and generate the digital signature required during hostbased authentication with SSH protocol version 2.
is disabled by default and can only be enabled in the global client configuration file /etc/ssh/ssh_config by setting EnableSSHKeysign to ``yes''
- Controls whether is enabled.
- /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key, /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key
- These files contain the private parts of the host keys used to generate the digital signature. They should be owned by root, readable only by root, and not accessible to others. Since they are readable only by root, must be set-uid root if hostbased authentication is used.
SEE ALSOssh(1), ssh-keygen1, ssh_config5, sshd(8)
HISTORYfirst appeared in Ox 3.2 .
AUTHORSAn Markus Friedl Aq firstname.lastname@example.org