Can we have better ssh fingerprint collision messages?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Tue Nov 12 08:59:04 UTC 2013

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 08:42:06AM +0100, valent.turkovic at wrote:
> I work a lot with different kind of routers, openwrt and other
> embedded systems, and they all usually use same address -,
> so Ubuntu message is quite useful because gives me simple command that
> I just copy/paste so I can get rid of old finderprint and I can
> connect to new device with same IP but obviously different ssh
> fingerprint.

I see the message on Fedora that you say only occurs only on Ubuntu.

Can you show the precise output you see on your Fedora machine when
there is a key mismatch?


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
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