question regarding SSH and interoperability with PKI

From: Louise Popyk (Louise.Popyk_at_entrust.com)
Date: 05/07/04

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    To: "'secureshell@securityfocus.com'" <secureshell@securityfocus.com>
    Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 23:00:14 -0400 
    
    

    Hello,
    I am working with a customer who would like to use his existing keys and
    certificates issued by his CA in support of strong authentication with
    OpenSSH. It is unclear from the documentation if openssh supports importing
    existing keys and certificates and if so in what format it's expecting the
    keys and certs. Could you please let me know if Openssh can work with RSA or
    DSA keys generated as part of an off the shelf PKI offering as opposed to
    the ssh-keygen function? and if so what format does ssh-add expect the keys
    and certs to be in.
    Thanks much,

    Louise Popyk, CISSP
    Systems Engineer
    Phone: (313) 359-4393
    Entrust
    Securing Digital Identities
    & Information
    <<http://www.entrust.com>>

    Louise Popyk, CISSP
    Systems Engineer
    Phone: (313) 359-4393
    Entrust
    Securing Digital Identities
    & Information
    <http://www.entrust.com>


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