Can we have better ssh fingerprint collision messages?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Mon Nov 11 22:11:57 UTC 2013

Am 11.11.2013 23:05, schrieb Bruno Wolff III:
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 23:03:04 +0100,
> "valent.turkovic at" <valent.turkovic at> wrote:
>> I really enjoy working with ssh on Ubuntu just for this simple reason,
>> they have user friendly ssh fingerprint collision messages:
> I get these messages when I change host keys

no you do not, you get this one

> The authenticity of host '[srv-rhsoft]:22 ([]:22)' can't be established.
> RSA key fingerprint is 4d:64:fa:f7:78:ac:f2:2d:59:4d:59:35:5d:a2:ca:70.
> Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?

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