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Re: ssh clarification needed



Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Sunday 04 January 2009 14:36:34 Tom Horsley wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Jan 2009 14:03:51 +0000
>>
>> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>> Hmm - Is there no reasonably safe way of doing this?
>> Well, the keys themselves can be encrypted (which is
>> why you usually need to provide a passphrase), so it
>> depends on your definition of "reasonably safe" and how
>> good you think the encryption on the key file and the
>> length of the passphrase is.
> 
> So it all boils down to my trust of my passphrase.  I feel fairly reassured 
> with that.  Thanks
> 
> Anne
> 

You always have the option, of creating a new key-pair,
if the laptop, usbstick, or whatever Box is nicked\compromised.

Frank


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