Hostnames as Bash Commands

Philippe Bruhat (BooK) philippe.bruhat at
Sun Jan 6 14:15:30 GMT 2008

On Sun, Jan 06, 2008 at 12:46:11PM +0000, Richard Clamp wrote:
>> not that i thought about it before, but this can be easily generated
>> from known_hosts.
> Not since they started hashing the hostnames in known_hosts to try and 
> prevent bad days from getting worse.

Depending on the balance you aim to achieve between security and ease of
use, you can add this to your .ssh/config:

    HashKnownHosts no

 Philippe Bruhat (BooK)

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