Re: SSH with a central host list?
From: Darren Tucker (dtucker_at_zip.com.au)
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 16:59:12 +1100 To: John Horne <John.Horne@plymouth.ac.uk>
John Horne wrote:
> I have been asked to see if there is a secure shell client, be it open
> source, shareware, commercial or whatever, that supports some form of
> 'central host list'. Ideally this would be just a text list of DNS names
> held on a central file store. That way the team only has to update one
> list and the change is then immediately accessible to all team members.
OpenSSH supports looking up host key fingerprints in DNS itself. Take a
look at README.dns in the source distribution and/or the draft spec at
I don't know if any other implementations support it.
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