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The SSH public host key, as a string (required if state=present, optional when state=absent, in which case all keys for the host are removed).

At least from the last issue in Debian-based systems including Ubuntu you might know the pain of getting the message from you ssh client that the server host key has changed as ssh stores the fingerprint of ssh daemons it connects to.

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I randomly checked „man ssh“ which gives you a lot of hints about the usage of known_hosts but I just did not find information about how to delete an old fingerprint or even overwrite it.

I imagined something like „ssh –update-fingerpring hostname“ with an interactive yes/no question you cannot skip.

There is the setting „Strict Host Key Checking“ that might get you out of the fingerprint-has-changed-trouble but it does not solve the real problem as you want those checks.

So after hanging around with Mnemonikk discussing this he pointed out a very simple method with „sed“ that is really handy and helps you understanding sed more deeply.

You can advise „sed“ to run a command on a specific line. Thank you Mnemonikk (he is currently working on a screencast about screen if you let me leak some information here :).

So have a look at this session: We just took the line number 46 which ssh complains about and run in in-place-editing mode (-i) with the command run on line 46 the command delete (d). But to be honest I’s still looking for the „official“ method the delete a key from known_hosts.

Therefore I browsed through the man pages and finally found what I was looking for in „man ssh-keygen“.

Yes, definitely zero points for usability as deleting with a tool named „generator“ is confusing but it works, however.

You can advice ssh-keygen to delete (-R) fingerprints for a hostname which helps you when you turned hashed hostnames on in you known_hosts: So „ssh-keygen -R hostname“ is a nice syntax as you even do not have to provide the file name and path for known_hosts and it works with hashed names.

Nevertheless I’ll also use the sed syntax – keep it trained it’ll help you in other cases also.

SSH (Secure Shell Protocol) is a secure replacement for telnet.

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