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ssh-validate-conf(1)					 ssh-validate-conf(1)



NAME

  ssh-validate-conf - Verifies the Secure Shell	client or server configura-
  tion file.

SYNOPSIS

  ssh-validate-conf [-q] [-r] [-c client_config] [-s server_config] filename

OPTIONS

  -c filename
      Specifies	a Secure Shell client configuration file. The system-wide
      client configuration file	can be found at	/etc/ssh2/ssh2_config.	The
      user-specific configuration file can be found in the $HOME/.ssh2 direc-
      tory, where $HOME	is the name of the user's account.

  -s filename
      Specifies	a Secure Shell server configuration file. The system-wide
      server configuration file	can be found at	/etc/ssh2/sshd2_config.

  -r  If the configuration file	has an invalid keyword,	the -r option  will
      comment out the keyword and update the content of	the specified  file.

  -q  Disables all messages.

OPERANDS

  filename
      Specifies	the name of the	file that contains the Secure Shell client or
      server configuration.

DESCRIPTION

  The ssh-validate-conf	command	verifies whether the keyword in	the Secure
  Shell	 server	or the client configuration file is valid.  If a keyword is
  invalid, a message is	printed. Any lines that	are commented out will be
  skipped. To update the file, you use the -r option.  This will comment out
  the invalid keywords.

LEGAL NOTICES

  SSH is a registered trademark	of SSH Communication Security Ltd.

EXAMPLES

   1.  To update the Secure Shell client configuration file, enter:
	    $ ssh-validate-conf	-r -c $HOME/.ssh2/ssh2_config

   2.  To update the Secure Shell server configuration file, enter:
	    # ssh-validate-conf	-r -s /etc/ssh2/sshd2_config









FILES

  /etc/ssh2/ssh2_config
      Specifies	Secure Shell client configuration information.

  /etc/ssh2/sshd2_config
      Specifies	Secure Shell server configuration information.

SEE ALSO

  Commands: ssh2(1), sshd2(8)

  Files: ssh2_config(4), sshd2_config(4)

  Security Administration