Monthly Archives: décembre 2011

Determine ssh key fingerprint

Goal: it might be interessant to check the fingerprint of your ssh key, especially when you access to a server from a LAN protected by a SSL decrypting tool. Checking the key ensure what is done on the network: SSL interception or not.
To check that:

johndoe@haricot:/etc/ssh# ssh-keygen -lf ssh_host_rsa_key.pub
2048 A1:5e:3f:2c:c2:f8:88:2c:2d:54:09:d4:54:8c:4a:25  root@haricot (RSA)