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Re: Buster SSH




On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 05:45:13PM +0000, Glenn English wrote:
> Bingo! User has dsa keys. Root has dsa and rsa keys.
> 
> Thanks. Now all I have to do is figure out what I did so many years
> ago to generate the dsas :-)

You probably did ssh-keygen -t dsa.

There was a period of time, about 20 years ago, when DSA keys were being
promoted due to the RSA patent, which expired in 2000 in the US.  More
recently, it has been learned that the DSA keys are "weak" (citation
needed), and so the recommendations have shifted.