NAME

step ssh check-host – checks if a certificate has been issued for a host

USAGE

step ssh check-host hostname [–ca-url=uri] [–root=file] [–offline] [–ca-config=path]

DESCRIPTION

step ssh check-host checks if a certificate has been issued for a host.

This command returns a zero exit status then the server exists, it will return 1 otherwise.

POSITIONAL ARGUMENTS

hostname
The hostname of the server to check.

OPTIONS

–ca-url=URI
URI of the targeted Step Certificate Authority.
–root=file
The path to the PEM file used as the root certificate authority.
–offline
Creates a certificate without contacting the certificate authority. Offline mode uses the configuration, certificates, and keys created with step ca init, but can accept a different configuration file using ‘–ca-config`’ flag.
–ca-config=path
The path to the certificate authority configuration file. Defaults to $STEPPATH/config/ca.json

EXAMPLES

Check that internal.example.com exists:

$ step ssh check-host internal.smallstep.com