questions about ssh2

Aaron aaron at
Thu Feb 22 17:03:51 PST 2001

There's a UW site license for's ssh2 client for Windows:

and I think someone already pointed out macssh ( or

You can check out for a more complete list of ssh
clients and servers for various platforms, although not all of them
are v2 compliant.


On 01.02.22 at 14:47, Trevor Leffler wrote:

# We use ssh religiously in our office and rely heavily upon ssh keys to
# easily move back and forth between all the hosts we use. After
# installing ssh2, I read from the ssh-keygen2 man page that it can
# migrate ssh1 keys to ssh2, but it only understands the DSS cipher. Sure
# enough, I am unable to migrate my keys. Therefore, I find myself
# frustrated that we will have to generate new keys and disseminate them
# all over again. What a pain! Please tell me that I am wrong and that
# there is a less painful way to upgrade to ssh2.
# I also found that the latest versions of TTSSH and NiftyTelnet will not
# connect to the sshd2 server. Can I configure the server so that it will
# allow ssh 1.xx connections, or are there alternative desktop clients
# that I can offer our staff?
# Thanks,
# --
# Trevor Leffler, Software Developer
# PETTT, University of Washington
# OUGL Rm. 230, Box 353080, (206) 616-3406

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