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Re: Best practices inquiry: tracking SSH host keys

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Thu Jun 29 15:45:10 2006

On Thu, 29 Jun 2006, David W. Hankins wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 06:07:33PM -0700, Allen Parker wrote:
> > Why not, on a regular basis, use ssh-keyscan and diff or something
> > similar, to scan your range of hosts that DO have ssh on them (maybe
> _wow_.
> That's a massive "why not just" paragraph.  I can only imagine how
> long a paragraph you'd write for finding and removing ex-employee's
> public keys from all your systems.
> So, here's my "why not just":
> 	Why not just use Kerberos?

apparently kerberos scares people... I'm not sure I 'get' that, but :( A
corp security group once for a long time 'didnt believe in kerberos',
some people 'get it' some don't :(