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summary: Support for host key fingerprints in DNS
class: wish: This is a request for an enhancement.
difficulty: tricky: Needs many tuits.
priority: low: We aren't sure whether to fix this or not.

We occasionally get requests to support reading SSH host key fingerprints from the DNS, as defined by RFC 4255.

To implement this, there are two major things to be dealt with:

All in all, on the platforms we support, what we could easily implement may not be useful enough to be worth the effort.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2022-09-11 23:46:37 +0100)