Investigate parallel-ssh library once paramiko supports hmac-256/hmac-512
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This is a suggested future improvement to scap:

parallel-ssh looks like a better way to do the cluster-ssh connections, where we currently shell out to ssh. The problem is, parallel-ssh uses paramiko which doesn't yet support the required handshake/cipher for connecting to sshd on our clusters. Paramiko has a pending pull request that addresses this problem and once that lands we should seriously consider switching to parallel-ssh.

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hmac-256 is now supported in paramiko, according to the changelog.

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mmodell closed this task as Declined.Nov 11 2016, 4:11 AM

If we make a change we will almost certainly go with clustershell instead.