Deleting from .ssh/known_hosts

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Jan 26 23:33:46 UTC 2007

Torsten Spindler wrote:

> 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.
I did that - without success.  It seemed to ignore my settings.

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