The Known Hosts File
The client Secure Shell Client maintains a list of known hosts in the known hosts file. the client supports both user-specific and global known hosts files.
|The user known hosts file||The user-specific known hosts file is called |
|The global known hosts file||System administrators can add a system-wide known hosts file named |
In this location the known hosts file provides a list of hosts for all users of the PC. Keys in this list can be viewed, but not edited in the Global Host Keys list in the Host Keys tab of the Secure Shell settings dialog box.