Deleting from .ssh/known_hosts

User Iam vramnum10 at
Sat Jan 27 00:15:40 UTC 2007

On 1/26/07, Michael Satterwhite <michael at> wrote:
> One of the sites I support has changed hosting companies. As a result, the
> ssh
> fingerprint has changed in known_hosts, preventing me from using ssh to
> connect to it.
> 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.
> Can anyone offer a suggestion. I'd rather not just delete the known_hosts
> file
> and let ssh rebuild everything as I move forward, but if I have to, I
> will.

Just checked mine...

It is in clear text.. IP first....

Yours is diferent??

<snip> ssh-rsa AAAAB3

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