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[Discuss] sshd and key authority -- inspired by deadmanish

One of the problems with ssh is the "I have to connect to the machine to
copy my public key before I can connect with my key to the machine"

One of the cool, but little used, features of sshd is the
TrustedUserCAKeys setting.

This allows you to create a public/private centralized key authority, (you
use openssl to create the authority) and you can use:

ssh-keygen -f ca.key  -y > ca.sshd

This will create the sshd authority key, (the ca.key and was set up
by openssl.) put in sshd_config as:

TrustedUserCAKeys   /path/ca.sshd

Now, create your key as you normally would.

ssh-keygen -f yourkeyname

Here's the fun part! Sign it:
ssh-keygen -s ca.pem -I "yourname" -n yourlogin -V +2d

The above does a two things:
(1) Creates a certificate public key that is signed with your central
(2) The -V command line option limits how long the key is valid

This allows you to give someone a key that is valid for a certain number
of days.

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