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

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From: The IESG <>
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Cc: Internet Architecture Board <>,
    RFC Editor <>, 
    secsh mailing list <>, 
    secsh chair <>
Subject: Document Action: 'SSH Public Key File Format' to 
         Informational RFC 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'SSH Public Key File Format '
   <draft-ietf-secsh-publickeyfile-14.txt> as an Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Secure Shell Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Sam Hartman and Tim Polk.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary
  This document describes the publickey file format used by many
  implementations of the ssh protocol.  It also describes the format of
  fingerprints used by ssh implementations.

Working Group Summary
  There was strong consensus to publish this document.

Protocol Quality
  There are several implementation of this specification.  This
document was reviewed for the IESG by Sam Hartman.

RFC Editor Note