The Secure Shell (SSH) Public Key File Format
RFC 4716

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2015-10-14 13 (System) Notify list changed from sommerfeld@sun.com to (None)
2012-08-22 13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Scott Hollenbeck
2012-08-22 13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Yes position for Sam Hartman
2012-08-22 13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Ted Hardie
2012-08-22 13 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Russ Housley
2006-11-16 13 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2006-11-16 13 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 4716' added by Amy Vezza
2006-11-14 13 (System) RFC published
2006-08-08 13 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2006-08-01 13 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2006-08-01 13 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2006-08-01 13 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2006-07-29 13 Sam Hartman State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from Approved-announcement to be sent::Point Raised - writeup needed by Sam Hartman
2006-03-24 13 Sam Hartman State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent::Point Raised - writeup needed from Approved-announcement to be sent by Sam Hartman
2006-03-24 13 Sam Hartman Status date has been changed to 2006-03-24 from
2006-03-24 13 Sam Hartman [Note]: 'Waiting for IANA confirmation.' added by Sam Hartman
2006-03-24 13 Sam Hartman State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Sam Hartman
2006-03-24 13 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] Position for Sam Hartman has been changed to Yes from Discuss by Sam Hartman
2006-03-23 13 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-13.txt
2006-03-03 13 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2006-03-03 12 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-12.txt
2006-02-10 13 Sam Hartman State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Sam Hartman
2006-02-10 13 Sam Hartman [Ballot discuss]
IANA comments in tracker; new IANA section not clear.
2006-02-10 13 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] Position for Sam Hartman has been changed to Discuss from Yes by Sam Hartman
2006-02-10 13 Michelle Cotton
IANA Follow-up Comments:
With the new version, IANA understands a new registry to be created.  The IANA Considerations section still needs more descriptive information ...
2006-01-30 13 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Russ Housley
2006-01-26 13 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2006-01-26 11 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-11.txt
2006-01-20 13 Sam Hartman State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Sam Hartman
2006-01-20 13 Sam Hartman The WG needs to submit a new draft.
2005-10-07 13 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] Position for Scott Hollenbeck has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Scott Hollenbeck
2005-10-06 13 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
Section 3.4 says:
  >
  > The body of a public key file consists of the public key blob as
  ...
2005-10-06 13 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2005-10-06 10 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-10.txt
2005-09-30 13 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2005-09-29
2005-09-29 13 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2005-09-29 13 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
The introduction to this document is very lightweight.  Please expand
  it to provide some context.  At a minimum, this needs ...
2005-09-29 13 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ted Hardie has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Ted Hardie
2005-09-29 13 Bert Wijnen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bert Wijnen by Bert Wijnen
2005-09-29 13 Margaret Wasserman [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Margaret Wasserman by Margaret Wasserman
2005-09-29 13 Allison Mankin [Ballot comment]
Eyecatching typo:

  one it's 2nd-preimage resistance, not on it's collision-
  resistance.
2005-09-29 13 Allison Mankin [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Allison Mankin by Allison Mankin
2005-09-29 13 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] Position for Bill Fenner has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Bill Fenner
2005-09-29 13 Bill Fenner
[Ballot comment]
It's not clear to the casual reader that understanding the referred section 6.6 of secsh-transport requires understanding section 5 of secsh-arch ...
2005-09-29 13 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Bill Fenner by Bill Fenner
2005-09-28 13 Michelle Cotton IANA Comments:
As described in the IANA Considerations section, we understand this document to have NO IANA Actions.
2005-09-26 13 Ted Hardie
[Ballot discuss]
The document says:

  The fingerprint of a public key consists of the output of the MD5
  message-digest algorithm [RFC1321].  The ...
2005-09-26 13 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Ted Hardie by Ted Hardie
2005-09-26 13 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
The introduction to this document is very lightweight.  Please expand
  it to provide some context.  At a minimum, this needs ...
2005-09-26 13 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Russ Housley by Russ Housley
2005-09-26 13 Brian Carpenter
[Ballot comment]
Joel Halpern noted in his Gen-ART review:

...given that it identifies two header names, and calls for IETF consensus for creating more, if ...
2005-09-26 13 Brian Carpenter [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Brian Carpenter by Brian Carpenter
2005-09-23 13 Scott Hollenbeck
[Ballot discuss]
Section 3, second paragraph, and elsewhere: "MUST NOT be longer than 72 bytes".  "bytes" is an imprecise term.  Do they really ...
2005-09-23 13 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Scott Hollenbeck by Scott Hollenbeck
2005-09-20 13 Sam Hartman
  1.a) Have the chairs personally reviewed this version of the Internet
        Draft (ID), and in particular, do they believe ...
2005-09-20 13 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Sam Hartman
2005-09-20 13 Sam Hartman Ballot has been issued by Sam Hartman
2005-09-20 13 Sam Hartman Created "Approve" ballot
2005-09-20 13 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2005-09-20 13 (System) Last call text was added
2005-09-20 13 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2005-09-20 13 Sam Hartman Placed on agenda for telechat - 2005-09-29 by Sam Hartman
2005-09-20 13 Sam Hartman State Changes to IESG Evaluation from AD Evaluation by Sam Hartman
2005-09-19 13 Sam Hartman State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Sam Hartman
2005-08-23 13 Dinara Suleymanova Draft Added by Dinara Suleymanova in state Publication Requested
2005-08-22 09 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-09.txt
2005-04-04 08 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-08.txt
2005-03-23 07 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-07.txt
2005-03-21 06 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-06.txt
2004-04-06 05 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-05.txt
2003-08-26 04 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-04.txt
2002-10-17 03 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-03.txt
2001-06-21 02 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-02.txt
2001-03-05 01 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-01.txt
2001-01-23 00 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-00.txt