[CentOS] Using "root" Type User Via Forwarding-SSH-Tunnel Inside Non-Root SSH Connection

Fri Apr 5 15:12:23 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Tilman Schmidt wrote:
> Am 05.04.2013 11:44, schrieb Bry8 Star:
>> How do i generate ECDSA key in CentOS ?
>> and then, How do i use it with OpenSSH in CentOS ?
>> (CentOS v6.3 , v6.4)
> You'll have to install OpenSSH release 5.7 or newer.
> Standard CentOS 6 still ships with OpenSSH 5.3 which
> doesn't know about ECDSA yet.
> FYI, PuTTY doesn't support ECDSA either. You might
> be better off staying with tried-and-true RSA.

I missed the beginning of this thread - why are you looking at ECDSA?

Personally, I'm unfamiliar with it... but we are required to use PIV cards
at work, and for those poor folks on Windows, we have putty-cac on their
machines, which works just fine. <http://www.risacher.org/putty-cac/>