Re: SSH client -> openSSH server

From: Tsai Li Ming (mailinglist_at_ltsai.com)
Date: 01/06/04


Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 20:45:45 +0800

Is there another way to export the private keys without using the patch?

Liming

"Darren Tucker" <dtucker@dodgy.net.au> wrote in message
news:btdq3l$mg4$1@gate.dodgy.net.au...
> In article <3ff9319e$1@news.starhub.net.sg>,
> Tsai Li Ming <mailinglist@ltsai.com> wrote:
> >I have a openSSH running on my FC. I have generated my RSA keys using
> >ssh-keygen -t rsa .
> >
> >How do I convert the id_rsa and id_rsa.pub to SSH.com format, so that I
can
> >use the windows client to ssh into my FC. I need to keep my RSA keys
> >generated by openSSH so I can ssh into other linux boxes.
>
> You can convert the public keys with ssh-keygen -e. There are unofficial
> patches to allow conversion of private keys, see:
> http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=459
>
> --
> Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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