Thursday, March 8, 2012

SSH Key Fingerprinting

After GitHub got hacked, I received an email informing me that my SSH keys may have been compromised. I needed to login to GitHub and confirm each SSH key.

The thing is, the SSH keys were being shown using their fingerprints. I've seen this before when logging into a server through SSH, but I've never actually had to generate one before.

Thank goodness for Google. Here's how.
ssh-keygen -lf