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Generate primes for use with SSH
#!/bin/bash
#
# Create primes for use with ssh.
#
for bitlen in 2048 3072 4096 6144 8192 ;
do
echo Looking for candidates: $bitlen bits. ;
ssh-keygen -G moduli-${bitlen}.candidates -b $bitlen ;
cat moduli-${bitlen}.candidates >> moduli.candidates
rm moduli-${bitlen}.candidates
done ;
echo Testing all candidates... ;
ssh-keygen -T moduli.strong -f moduli.candidates ;
rm moduli.candidates
echo Done. Result in moduli.strong ;
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