[Dev] svn+ssh, accounts

Bryan Stearns stearns at osafoundation.org
Tue May 24 17:11:54 PDT 2005


I have it on good authority that Heikki meant:

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 2048


(that is, he meant "2048", not "4048".)

...Bryan

Heikki Toivonen wrote:

>I would encourage everyone who's going to get write access to Chandler
>svn repository to use SSH public keys if your client supports that at
>all (command line works great, Subclipse sort of, don't know of others).
>
>I you do this now you can actually help bear set up your accounts faster.
>
>Here's how you would create the keys using command line ssh tools:
>
>ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4048
>
>It will ask for a password for the private key (man ssh-keygen for other
>options if interested).
>
>If everything went fine, it should create a .ssh directory in your $HOME
>directory, and some files under it. Email id._rsa.pub to bear. Keep the
>other files secret.
>
>When you start using the account bear will set up, ssh will ask for the
>private key password. No passwords will be sent over the wire (even
>encrypted).
>
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>  Heikki Toivonen
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