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Old 11-21-2006, 08:20 PM   #1
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SSHD could not load host key

I am using Ubuntu, and I used apt-get to install ssh and openssh-server. When I try to run /usr/sbin/sshd it says it could not load host key. It gives me a problem with sshd_host_key. It is the only file I don't have. I tried to turn it off, but apparently I am not commenting and changing the correct lines in my sshd_config to turn it off. Does anyone know how to turn RSA keys off?
Old 11-21-2006, 08:46 PM   #2
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Just make a few keys and put them into /etc/ssh

from what I remember, it's ssh-keygen -b 1024 -t rsa and then it will ask where to save, save it in /etc/ssh/ and you should be good to go
Old 04-30-2009, 11:03 AM   #3
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I have the same problems using Arch.
When that command asks me where to save and I tell it "/etc/ssh/" it tells me, file already exists, do you want to overwrite?

So far I selected no, because I am not 100% sure if this is what I want to do.

Please advise.



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