step ssh check-host

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
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