Warning: remote host identification has changed when connecting via ssh to an host

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! is reported when connecting via ssh to a known host
  • Warning: the RSA host key for '<hostname>' differs from the key for the IP address '<IP address>'

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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