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comment Where are my private/public SSH keys on UNIX?
@grawity we're mostly agreeing here but let's be a little careful. Diffie-Hellman key exchange is related to RSA and other asymmetric encryption algorithms and is essentially asymmetric, since both sides of the exchange have their own "half" of the eventual agreement. They do have two parts of the key, and the eventual key and the exact process to build it are discarded at end of session. They're not, however, the public and private parts of an RSA pair.
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comment Where are my private/public SSH keys on UNIX?
That's exactly right. Actually, the encryption is symmetric -- asymmetric algorithms aren't well suited for streaming. The Diffie-Hellman is used to generate a session key for the symmetric encryption. If you instead use a public/private key pair, they're used in some other handshake to create a session key for the symmetric algorithm.
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answered Where are my private/public SSH keys on UNIX?
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comment Is there any way to save a keyboard macro in bash?
Well, I'll be damned. I didn't know about this feature.
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Not to be cranky, but what part of "tomcat" did I leave out of the title?
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