[Operators] Diffie-Hellman: 2k or 4k keys?

Mathias Ertl mati at fsinf.at
Wed Nov 25 09:26:39 UTC 2015


Hi Arsimael,

On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 12:09:00AM +0100, Arsimael Inshan wrote:
> When I created the DH Keys on my server, I generated 2k and 4k keys.
> I was told the 4k keys shouldn't be used (yet) because of
> incompartibillities and they wouldn't increase the security this
> much, but generate way more problems.
> 
> Is this still the state of the art? Shall I stick with 2k or is it
> recommendet to switch to 4K Keys?

We used 4K keys for many months and I haven't received any reports of
problems related to that.

greetings, Mati
(jabber.at)


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