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Allow to use all supported SSH key types in Cloud-init
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Currently, VyOS support ssh-dss, ssh-rsa, ecdsa-sha2-nistp256, ecdsa-sha2-nistp384, ecdsa-sha2-nistp521, ssh-ed25519 key types in configuration. But only ssh-dss and ssh-rsa allowed to be used in Cloud-init deployments. It is necessary to add there all missed types.


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Unknown (require assessment)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)
Issue type
Feature (new functionality)

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zsdc changed the task status from Open to In progress.Jul 31 2020, 2:25 PM
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zsdc changed the status of subtask T2703: VMWare OVA won't deploy an ed25519 key from Open to In progress.
zsdc changed the task status from In progress to Needs testing.Sep 8 2020, 4:28 PM

Handling of all supported by VyOS configuration SSH key types was added to the VyOS 1.3 by this commit

Since was many changes, now we need to test fresh builds to see how it will work in the wild.

erkin set Issue type to Feature (new functionality).Aug 29 2021, 1:45 PM
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