SSH Secure Shell

  • Allows you to create a secure connections between two computers
  • Client transmits auth info in encrypted form
  • Data send & rcvd also encrypted
  • After first connection client can verify its connected to same server on later sessions
  • Client can use X11 apps lunched from shell


SSH Software

Open SSH

Open SSL

From those other OS’s , PuTTY,  for Mac -NiftyTelnetSSH


Why use SSH?

  • Prevent interception of communication between two systems
  • Prevent impersonation of host