SSH installation and first steps…

SSH as in Secure SHell in the words of wikipedia:

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for secure data communication, remote command-line login, remote command execution, and other secure network services between two networked computers. It connects, via a secure channel over an insecure network, a server and a client running SSH server and SSH client programs, respectively.

Its great. Its awesome. Its fantastic. Its the best thing since the sliced bread…

Install it:

pacman -S openssh

Enable it:

systemctl enable sshd

Start it:

systemctl start sshd

By default sshd uses port 22. Make sure that its open in Your firewall.

Now go to Your other machine and type in:

ssh -p 22 -l loginTOtheREMOTEmachine ipORhostname

Port, login and ip / hostname can vary but in general the command should look something like this:

ssh -p 22 -l andrzejl

If You did everything properly – You should see a password prompt from the remote machine. Type in the password. There… You are now in control of the remote computer.




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