Subject: Re: Key exchange methods

Re: Key exchange methods

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:46:11 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 27 Oct 2015, George Nachman wrote:

> I had a user of my application complain that he couldn't connect to his
> server because it doesn't support any of these methods. Are there plans to
> add any non-DH methods? I see a bunch of others that BSD's sshd supports:
> diffie-hellman-group1-sha1
> diffie-hellman-group14-sha1
> diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha1
> diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha256
> ecdh-sha2-nistp256
> ecdh-sha2-nistp384
> ecdh-sha2-nistp521

Feel free to implement any or all of these and send patches. I doubt anyone
will be against merging support for them.

Received on 2015-10-30