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Re: Can ssh host keys be added to a gpg keyring?

On Sat, Dec 16, 2006 at 11:12:36PM -0600, Kenneth Stephen wrote:
>    I'm trying to design a backup solution where the backups are
> encrypted with a key thats specific to the host (rather than to users
> on the host). The sshd key seems to be a good fit for this, but ssh
> doesnt seem to provide encryption / decryption tools. GPG does, but I
> cant figure out how to add the ssh server key to the GPG keyring. Can
> this be done? Is there a better alternative that I'm missing?

The short answer to your question is "no", but check out 'man
openssl'.  You can use 'openssl {command}' to do a lot of the things
that 'gpg' does.


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