sshfp - DNS SSHFP records generator

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name sshfp
Package version 1.2.2
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 105 B
Download size 24.46 KB
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sshfp generates RFC4255 SSHFP DNS records based on the public keys stored in
a known_hosts file, or public keys can be obtained by using ssh-keyscan.
Serve these entries from the DNS server for your domain to provide
authentication via the ssh VerifyHostKeyDNS option.
This package also includes the dane command to generate IETF DANE WG
DNS records.


Package Version Architecture Repository
sshfp_1.2.2-4_all.deb 1.2.2 all Ubuntu Universe
sshfp - - -


Name Value
openssh-client -
python >= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2
python-dnspython -
python-ipcalc -
python-ldns -


Type URL
Binary Package sshfp_1.2.2-4_all.deb
Source Package sshfp

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install sshfp deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install sshfp




2013-02-16 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.2.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix previously applied patch - thanks to Armin Burchardt
<> (Closes: #681253) 
* Add patch to actually make use of option -k - thanks to Casper Gielen
<> (Closes: #697844) 
2012-02-28 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.2.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Drop unconditional dependency on python-argparse which was included in
python 2.7 - thanks to Adrian Bunk <> (Closes: #653639)
* Update DEP-5 URI to the final location 
* Apply patch to fix undefined variable - thanks to Ward Vandewege
<> (Closes: #681253) 
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes needed) 
2011-11-13 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.2.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Update DEP-5 uri 
* Ships and add a wrapper around dane (Closes: #648659) 
* Add dependencies for dane 
2011-09-17 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- Fix -4 / -6 flags
- Throw errors on stderr to improve pipe usage
- openSUSE package information on import error
- Fix nameserver by IP address (ldns workaround)
- Fix case where AAAA is found but no IPv6 is available
* Fix watch file
* Remove useless empty dh_auto_build override 
* Remove X-Python-Version field as I am unsure which is the minimum
supported python version 
2011-04-25 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Update copyright information for the new release 
* Switch from pysupport to dh_python2
* Update to new policy 3.9.2 (no changes needed)
* Update VCS fields
2011-02-12 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.1.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Update copyright file to latest DPE-5 revision 
* Remove unused substvars from control file 
* Bump debhelper compat to 8 
2010-11-08 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.1.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix watch file for new upstream website 
* Update my email address
2010-10-16 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Drop patches merged upstream
* Add build-depends on xmlto 
* Add patch to use the manpage from the orig tarball 
* Pass --unapply-patches to dpkg-source before build
2010-10-03 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.1.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Debian policy version to 3.9.1
* Add patch to avoid deprecation warnings with python 2.6 (thanks
to Martin Jackson <> for the patch)
2010-01-01 - Julien Valroff <>
sshfp (1.1.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated for new Debian policy 3.8.3 (no changes needed)
* Converted to 3.0 (quilt) source package format
* Switched from SVN to GIT - updated VCS-* fields
* Make use of dh override feature

See Also

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sshguard_1.6.0-1_i386.deb Protects from brute force attacks against ssh
sshpass_1.05-1_i386.deb Non-interactive ssh password authentication
sshuttle_0.76-1_all.deb Transparent proxy server for VPN over SSH
ssl-cert-check_3.27-2_all.deb proactively handling X.509 certificate expiration
ssldump_0.9b3-4.1ubuntu1_i386.deb An SSLv3/TLS network protocol analyzer
sslh_1.17-2_i386.deb Applicative protocol multiplexer
sslscan_1.8.2-2_i386.deb Fast SSL scanner
sslsniff_0.8-4.2build1_i386.deb SSL/TLS man-in-the-middle attack tool
sslsplit_0.4.11+dfsg-2_i386.deb transparent and scalable SSL/TLS interception
sslstrip_0.9-1_all.deb SSL/TLS man-in-the-middle attack tool
ssmping_0.9.1-3build1_i386.deb check your multicast connectivity
ssmtp_2.64-8ubuntu1_i386.deb extremely simple MTA to get mail off the system to a mail hub
ssss_0.5-3_i386.deb Shamir's secret sharing scheme implementation
ssvnc_1.0.29-2build1_i386.deb Enhanced TightVNC viewer with SSL/SSH tunnel helper