Re: Protecting private keys...
From: Martin (mndr_at_snafu.de)
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 14:05:52 +0100
> This may be a dumb question, but if setting up an ssh key you have to
> share your public key (id_dsa.pub). If you're giving your public key
> to someone that is trusted for file transfers, but you still don't want
> them to be able to read the private key, how do you get around this?
> I don't see how I can change the permissions because it's the user who
> owns the .ssh directory.
> Does this make sense?
> Thanks in advance, PT.
Private keys are 3DES crypted by default.