RFC 4255

Using DNS to Securely Publish Secure Shell (SSH) Key Fingerprints, January 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4255.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
J. Schlyter
W. Griffin
Stream:
IETF
Source:
secsh (sec)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC4255

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Abstract

This document describes a method of verifying Secure Shell (SSH) host keys using Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC). The document defines a new DNS resource record that contains a standard SSH key fingerprint. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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