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

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu Nov 26 18:27:10 UTC 2015


On 24 Nov 2015 11:09 pm, "Arsimael Inshan" <ai at jhml.de> wrote:
>
> Hi there.
>
> 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?
>

As long as you're above standard HD, you should be fine.

> --
> Arsimael Inshan
> IT-Consultant
>
> email: ai at jhml.de
> web: https://www.it-native.de (german)
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