[cryptography] Which programs need good random values when a system first boots?

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sun Oct 20 11:25:48 EDT 2013


Greetings again. The recent discussion seems to have veered towards having enough good random bits to create long-lived keys the first time that a system boots up. Which programs need this? sshd is at the top of the list; are there others?

--Paul Hoffman


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