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Date:      Tue, 07 Mar 2000 14:16:41 -0800 (PST)
From:      William Woods <>
To:        Jake Burkholder <>
Cc:        freebsd-current@FreeBSD.ORG,
Subject:   Re: sshd in config files in /etc/ssh
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>

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I had been doing things manually for a while now. I dod look at mergemaster and
used it for ssh and it worked well. I am planning on investigating it more
later on today.

On 07-Mar-00 Jake Burkholder wrote:
>> Thanks....I used that "i" option and it worked...well, almost. I have the
>> files
>> I need in /etc/ssh but when I start sshd I get this now.....
>> error: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key: No such file or
>> directory 
> If you want to track current you must use mergemaster.
> This is probably because you haven't updated
>         case ${sshd_enable} in
>         [Yy][Ee][Ss])
>                 if [ ! -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key ]; then
>                         echo ' creating ssh host key';
>                         /usr/bin/ssh-keygen -N "" -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key
>                 fi
>                 ;;
>         esac
> My host key was generated automatically when I rebooted and I was
> quite impressed.
> Just type 'mergemaster' as root.  It's interactive and doesn't overwrite
> anything automatically.

Date: 07-Mar-00
Time: 14:15:25l

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