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[Discuss] rsync password -- revisit

On Mon, 31 Dec 2018 11:56:30 -0500
Jbk <jbk at> wrote:

> Dan,
> You may have to use another key format. DSA or other. I know ssh
> obsoleted a format a few years ago and I had to issue new key pairs
> for my devices.

DSA was obsoleted because it's insecure. The current options are RSA (at
least 2048-bit keys) for maximum compatibility, ED25519 for performance
(because RSA keys have gotten unwiedly), and ECDSA for the most likely
to be compromised by the NSA.

Rich Pieri

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