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SYS ssh host key freshen

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Published by RightScale on Oct 05, 2012Revision: 9

Description

Regenerates the openssh-server host key pair(s) for a server and restarts sshd.

This script only regenerates keys the first time it is run; it can be inserted into a ServerTemplate's boot sequence, or run multiple times, without harm.

After running this script, make sure to terminate all open SSH connections to the server; this will ensure that sshd finishes restarting.

NOTE: your ssh client may give a warning or error after changing your host key.

Revisions

Revision 9 | Oct 05, 2012

RS_TOKEN removed because core site no longer provides this.

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Support Information

http://support.rightscale.com/ServerTemplates