[CentOS] does ssh-copy-id not use "id_rsa.pub" file by default?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Oct 7 14:11:06 UTC 2010
On Thu, 7 Oct 2010, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Thu, 7 Oct 2010 07:23:55 -0400 (EDT) CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 7 Oct 2010, John Doe wrote:
> > > From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
> > >
> > > > If the -i option is given then the identity file
> > > > (defaults to ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub) is used
> > >
> > > My man page says: "~/.ssh/identity.pub"...
> > argh ... sorry, i was logged into the wrong system when reading the
> > man page, i was connected to my ubuntu system. interesting that
> > different distros have different default files for the same command.
> > i will definitely remember that.
> My my (CentOS 5.5) man ssy-keygen:
> Contains the protocol version 1 RSA public key for authentica-
> tion. The contents of this file should be added to
> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on all machines where the user wishes to
> log in using RSA authentication. There is no need to keep the
> contents of this file secret.
> identity.pub is *OpenSSH V1* public key file. How old is the ubuntu
> system? Is OpenSSH V1 or V2 installed? The V1 RSA protocol is old
> available for older systems...
ubuntu 10.10 (yes, really, development version constantly updated to
track upcoming 10.10). in short, really new. so the current
centos 5.5 ssh-copy-id command clearly(?) still has openssh V1 default
set. not a big deal, just surprised me.
Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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