Change openssh private key order
naddy at mips.inka.de
Tue Nov 19 18:00:14 UTC 2019
On 2019-11-07, Mel Pilgrim <list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com> wrote:
> I have rsa keys and an ed25519 keys. They're both made available via an
> ssh-agent. All keys are in the authorized_keys files of the servers in
> question except for a few legacy cases that only have the rsa keys due
> to lacking ed25519 support.
> I want the connections to prefer the ed25519 keys over the rsa keys, but
> looking at debug output, the RSA keys are always tried first.
The keys are offered to the remote host in the order in which they
are held in ssh-agent. If you load the Ed25519 key first...
$ ssh-add .ssh/id_ed25519 .ssh/id_rsa
... it will be preferred over the RSA key.
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy at mips.inka.de
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