Re: Use of authorized_keys and authorized_keys2

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel@bellatlantic.net)
Date: 04/16/02


From: "Nico Kadel-Garcia" <nkadel@bellatlantic.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 00:46:47 GMT


"Lissa Valletta" <lissav@us.ibm.com> wrote in message
news:3CBAC0F0.6A733880@us.ibm.com...
> From use or OpenSSH and reading previous documentation on setting up
> OpenSSH, I had thought that the public keys for protocol 2 are always
> placed in the authorized_keys2 file in $HOME/.ssh. Looking at you
> current man pages on the
> OpenSSH website, the references to authorized_keys2 seem to be gone and
> only authorized_keys is used for both protocol version 1 and 2. Is this
> a mistake or change?

It's a change. Enjoy.



Relevant Pages

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