g wrote:
> how do is install ssh once i've installed freebsd 6.1?
> i used sysinstall.  check ssh in the networking section.  ok'ed my and
> exited my way back to the system prompt.
> as root i typed /usr/sbin/sshd
> i get from the system:
> Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host/dsa_key
> Disabling protocol version 2. Could not load host key
> sshd: no hostkeys available -- exiting.
> do i need to reinstall the os, 6.1, in-order for it to setup ssh and
> create those files, ssh_host_ ...?

The system startup script for sshd will create any necessary key files if
they are missing.  Try the following:

   # killall sshd
   # /etc/rc.d/sshd start



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