[openssl-users] Is authorized_keys2 read in Openssh version 4/5.x?

Jakob Bohm jb-openssl at wisemo.com
Fri Aug 12 06:31:53 UTC 2016

On 12/08/2016 07:02, Bhatt, Rakshesh 1. (Nokia - IN/Bangalore) wrote:
> Hi OpenSSL team,
> How can I find out if authorized_keys2 is read in Openssh version 
> 4.x/5.x? I understand that this is deprecated from version 3.0 
> onwards, but release notes of version 3.0 just says that,”Future 
> releases are likely not to read these files.”So I am not able to tell 
> for sure that it is not used in subsequent release or not.
UTSL or just RTFM, both contain the answer (I just checked
in OpenSSH 7.2, and the answer is clearly visible in both
source and documentation).

(For the OpenSSH 7.2 source I checked, the answer seems to
be yes).


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