Re: what do I do?

From: Darren Tucker (
Date: 11/14/03

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    Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 08:36:11 +1100
    To: "Gurgul, Dennis J." <DGURGUL@PARTNERS.ORG>

    "Gurgul, Dennis J." wrote:
    > I'm getting the message below after re-installing openssh rpms on a Linux
    > cluster. The last time this happened I just deleted my .ssh/known_hosts file
    > and then connecting to the nodes went back to normal. But this message persists
    > in coming up each time I connect. Can someone tell me what to do to make these
    > computers stop thinking there's a security problem? Do I delete an /etc/ssh
    > file or something? Thanks.
    [snip key mismatch error]
    > Offending key in /etc/ssh/ssh_known_hosts:2

    The message tells you which line of which file has the key that doesn't
    match. Just delete that line (in your case, that's line 2 of
    /etc/ssh/ssh_known hosts).

    Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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    usually comes from bad judgement.

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