[Trilug-ontopic] ssh - someone changed something and I have to change it back..

Eric Christensen eric at christensenplace.us
Tue Jul 19 15:51:17 EDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 15:49, Alan Porter <porter at trilug.org> wrote:
>> I've removed openssh-server and openssh-client and reinstalled. No luck.
> You need to get the old unencrypted $HOME/.ssh/id_dsa file back.
> Or create a new one. If you don't want to cover up the encrypted
> key, then create a new RSA key instead (ssh-keygen -t rsa). Then
> you'll have two private keys in your $HOME/.ssh directory.
> --
> # ɹǝʇɹoԀ uɐl∀

Yeah, what uɐl∀ said.  It's not a difficult process but I don't have
it documented anywhere.  I can do this as soon as I get home, though,
if you can wait a couple of hours.


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