Deleting from .ssh/known_hosts

Torsten Spindler torsten at
Fri Jan 26 15:49:30 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 09:35 -0600, Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> The fix, of course, would be to let ssh create a new fingerprint. To do that, 
> I need to delete the fingerprint for the old host. As the host names aren't 
> in clear text, I have no idea how to go about this. I'm sure it's easy, but 
> I've looked in the man page, and it isn't obviously documented.

Please take a look at the StrictHostKeyChecking option of ssh. 


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