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SSH keys: DSA vs RSA (was: Alioth and SSH: restored)

Roland Mas <lolando@debian.org> writes:

> - Keys submitted through the web interface are now filtered, and only
>   RSA keys end up in your authorized_keys file.  Don't even try
>   putting DSA keys in your authorized_keys2 file, the use of that file
>   has been disabled (and it'll be deleted anyway).

Could you explain the rationale for this? My impression was that DSA
was recommended over RSA.

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Ben Finney

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