Note: DSA keys should not be used because SSH does not allow for strong DSA Keys. It is
provided here for backward compatibility for customers that have configured and
How to Enable/Disable DSA Host Key on the SSH Server for Windows
The key is:
The default value is 0x01. (DSA Host Key is enabled to be used for server-to-client authentication). 0x00
will disable its use for server-to-client authentication.
The following is the procedure to change the registry key to enable or disable the use of the DSA Host Key.
1. Click the Start button at the bottom left corner of your screen
2. Click RUN
3. Type REGEDIT
4. Click OK
5. Select Registry Key:
6. Select the menu item Edit and then click on Modify
7. Enter the new value for the bAllowDSAHostKey and click OK
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The new value will take effect when the GSW SSHD service is restarted
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