SSH Fingerprint Format

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (secsh WG)
Author Markus Friedl 
Last updated 2003-03-28 (latest revision 2002-03-28)
Replaced by RFC 4716
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
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Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd No shepherd assigned
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


This document formally documents the fingerprint format in use for verifying public keys from SSH clients and servers.


Markus Friedl (

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