RFC 4716

The Secure Shell (SSH) Public Key File Format, November 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4716.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
J. Galbraith
R. Thayer
Stream:
IETF
Source:
secsh (sec)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC4716

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Abstract

This document formally documents an existing public key file format in use for exchanging public keys between different Secure Shell (SSH) implementations. In addition, this document defines a standard textual representation for SSH public key fingerprints. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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