[CentOS] ssh - alternate ports, and host verification

Dnk d.k.emaillists at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 00:19:09 UTC 2009





On 19-Mar-09, at 4:07 PM, russ at vshift.com wrote:

> Are these on the same ip, but different ports?  I suggest setting up  
> two different hostnames.
>
> Russ
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> I have a centos box that will need to ssh into 2 other centos boxes
> (with keys). Now one of these boxes is a firewall, and another is a
> system behind the firewall. I have rules in my firewall to punch into
> the system behind the FW.
>
> Now if i connect to the IP (sine the public one is shared), anytime i
> connect to the other system, I get the host verification failed error
> and have to remove the IP from the known_hosts file.
>
> What is the best (secure) way to get around this? I know i can disable
> the check, but that is not my preferred way.
>
> Thanks.
>
> d
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Doh! Great idea.

D


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