OpenSSH

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicensesBSD, Multi-license
Programming languageC
Latest releaseNo release found

Project health

67
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Introduction

OpenSSH is a much-used connectivity tool for remote administration of Linux systems. It uses the SSH protocol and encrypts all traffic to eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other related attacks.

Usage and audience

OpenSSH is commonly used for system administration. Target users for this tool are general public and system administrators.

Installation

Supported operating systems

OpenSSH is known to work on AIX, Android, FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and Solaris.

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