increase the default RSA key size to 3072 bits

Stephan Mueller smueller at
Thu Apr 18 10:24:37 CEST 2019

Am Donnerstag, 18. April 2019, 10:12:44 CEST schrieb ilf:

> Stephan Mueller:
> > Just FYI: 4096 will be allowed very soon.
> What do you mean? Who will "allow" 4096?

NIST plans to allow it with a new FIPS 140-2 IG

> Both OpenSSH and GnuPG already allow creating 4096 RSA keys. The
> question is about the default value.

I am just airing that for consideration what the default may be.


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