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Re: ssh clarification needed



Todd Zullinger wrote:
> I presume you mean only the latter part (copying the private key to
> another user account) is something that you shouldn't do?

Copying private keys around is usually a bad idea. But there are cases where
it's needed. (For example, FAS unfortunately still only allows you to
upload a single public key.)

> I share the same ssh private key between my desktop server and my
> laptop (both as the same user).  I don't see much reason to have two
> separate keys for that.

Given you're copying around the key through a secure LAN, it isn't that bad.
But see above.

        Kevin Kofler


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