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Old 04-29-2013, 09:35 PM   #16
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The host key is used by the server to identify itself to the clients. Without this the client can't really know what it is connecting to.

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Old 05-02-2013, 08:22 AM   #17
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@Evo2 thats a quick summary of how SSH and public key crypto works I'll write a brief tutorial and summary before I close this thread. Thanks for the info.
 
  


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