Hostnames as Bash Commands

Philippe Bruhat (BooK) philippe.bruhat at
Sun Jan 6 16:04:49 GMT 2008

On Sun, Jan 06, 2008 at 02:35:03PM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
> On 6 Jan 2008, at 14:15, Philippe Bruhat (BooK) wrote:
> [...]
>> Depending on the balance you aim to achieve between security and ease of
>> use, you can add this to your .ssh/config:
>>    HashKnownHosts no
> I'm not sure having hashed hostnames is even useful, given that it can 
> often be inferred from the contents of .bash_history.

Or by grep'ing .ssh/config for "Hostname".

 Philippe Bruhat (BooK)

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