X2Go Bug report logs - #241
Changed host key cannot be updated

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Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk@gmx.de>

Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:48:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: patch, pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
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Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#241: Bug#241: Changed host key cannot be
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Hi Stefan, hi Heinrich,

On Fr 21 Jun 2013 10:42:12 CEST Stefan Baur wrote:

> Am 21.06.2013 10:20, schrieb Mike Gabriel:
>> @all: comments, opinions on such a new feature?
> This has been discussed previously on the list - I believe it was  
> before the introduction of X2Go-BTS, which is why there's no  
> bug/ticket regarding it.
> Subject was: "Feature Request: update ssh public key fingerprint  
> from within x2goclient"
> Date: 2012-02-17 14:41
> Message-ID: <4F3E58FE.1050502@stefanbaur.de>
> We need to find a middle ground between the current "No soup for  
> you!" and the way-too-easy "Update host key [Y]/n" prompt.
> My suggestion back then was:
> "I would like to suggest adding an option to remove/update the key  
> from within the X2Go-Client. However, to avoid "user click-through",  
> it should be somewhere in the menu, and the popup message should be  
> amended with a note pointing to that menu."

This sounds like a nice solution. Heinrich, are you willing to work on  
this new feature? As you have also worked on the https proxy support  
code, I guess you are capable to perform this task ;-).

Otherwise, we will keep this wishlist request on the list, but do not  
expect a prompt solution for this.



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