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    How do I validate the ECDSA key fingerprint of my newly-created Droplet?

    The first time I connect to a newly-created Droplet, I expect to be able to validate that the ECDSA key fingerprint is valid before adding it to my known_hosts file. I have not been able to find this information on th...
    Accepted Answer: There are a number of methods you can use to verify the host keys on a Droplet. Each has some pros and cons. The first way is to launch the web console while it is in the process of booting and view the output. This i...
    1 By englunddavidb Security Ubuntu 16.04