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In exceptional situations, when security is not required, such as when connecting within a trusted private network, you can use ''-hostkey=*'' or ''[[library_sessionoptions#giveupsecurityandacceptanysshhostkey|SessionOptions.GiveUpSecurityAndAcceptAnySshHostKey]]'' to blindly accept any host key. In exceptional situations, when security is not required, such as when connecting within a trusted private network, you can use ''-hostkey=*'' or ''[[library_sessionoptions#giveupsecurityandacceptanysshhostkey|SessionOptions.GiveUpSecurityAndAcceptAnySshHostKey]]'' to blindly accept any host key.
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 +If you want to allow a user to manually verify the host key, use the ''[[library_session_scanfingerprint|Session.ScanFingerprint]]'' method to retrieve the key fingerprint. Then let the user to verify it and assign the verified value to the ''SessionOptions.SshHostKeyFingerprint'' property.

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