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Re: Announce: X.509 certificates support v7.0 for OpenSSH version 5.9p1

From: Roumen Petrov <openssh_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Sep 15 2011 - 19:54:57 GMT
To: Erwin Himawan <>

Erwin Himawan wrote:
> Hi Roumen,
> Does Ver 7.0 support X509 with ECC key (prime256v1)?
> Supposing, that ver 7.0 supports ECC key, is the procedure for configuring
> x509-based openssh with ECC key is similar when configuring it wirh RSA
> keypair?
> Should I use openssl ver 1.0.0.d to build the openssh?
> Thanks in advanced.
> Regards,
> Erwin

RFC 6187 (March 2011, X.509v3 Certificates for Secure Shell
Authentication) is not implemented yet.


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