I hate getting this prompt:
root@home:~# ssh server.somehost.com
The authenticity of host 'server.somehost.com (188.8.131.52)' can't be established.
RSA key fingerprint is e6:fa:89:4d:c4:03:8e:09:1b:e5:b1:3c:ec:5f:8e:a3.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?
If you see it often enough you probably ignore it – it then loses its purpose if you find yourself blindly typing yes. SSHFP records stop that happening. As I secure my DNS zone with DNSSEC already I think this is an acceptable way of verifying the host at […]