ssh hostchange know_host improver

sshostnew () {sed -i "$1d" $HOME/.ssh/known_hosts ; }
If you work in an environment, where some ssh hosts change regularly this might be handy...

By: _john
2011-11-07 10:33:04

What Others Think

ssh-keygen can do this for you: ssh-keygen -R <hostname> ssh-keygen --help 2>&1 | grep -- -R -R hostname Remove host from known_hosts file.
joshenders · 452 weeks and 5 days ago
Uhh nice. For my special use I'll continue use the function, since the line in known_hosts is just 2 digits and the "hostname" some v6 address... --help is not an option of openssh ssh-keygen. Anyway, thanks for the hint!
_john · 452 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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