Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol used for an encrypted connection between a client and a server. The ssh client creates a secure connection to the SSH server on a remote machine. The encrypted connection can be used to execute commands on the server, X11 tunneling, port forwarding, and more. Learn more about SSH command and its role in securely managing a remote server:
There are a number of SSH clients available both free and commercial, with OpenSSH being the most widely used client. It is available on all major platforms, including Linux, OpenBSD, Windows, macOS and others.
In this article, we will explain how to use the OpenSSH command-line client (
ssh) to login to a remote machine and run commands or perform other operations.
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