Commit b8928f0a authored by Ben Bodenmiller's avatar Ben Bodenmiller Committed by Evan Read

Clarify ED25519 SSH key support

parent 6de8cb7e
......@@ -64,9 +64,14 @@ Following [best practices](https://linux-audit.com/using-ed25519-openssh-keys-in
you should always favor [ED25519](https://ed25519.cr.yp.to/) SSH keys, since they
are more secure and have better performance over the other types.
They were introduced in OpenSSH 6.5, so any modern OS should include the
option to create them. If for any reason your OS or the GitLab instance you
interact with doesn't support this, you can fallback to RSA.
ED25519 SSH keys were introduced in OpenSSH 6.5,
so any modern OS should include the option to create them.
If for any reason your OS or the GitLab instance you interact with doesn't
support ED25519, you can fallback to RSA.
NOTE: **Note:**
Omnibus does not ship with OpenSSH, so it uses the version on your GitLab server. If using
Omnibus, ensure the version of OpenSSH installed is version 6.5 or newer if you want to use ED25519 SSH keys.
### RSA SSH keys
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