How to setup SSH - Install SSH server and client 1

How to setup SSH – Install SSH server and client

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series SSH Best Practices

What is SSH? Secure Shell or SSH is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked devices. SSH was designed as a replacement for Telnet and other insecure remote shells, which send information, notably passwords, in plaintext, rendering them susceptible to packet analysis. The encryption used by […]

How to setup SSH - Install SSH server and client 2

Disable Direct Root Logins

3. In nano type Ctrl+w to search for “protocol 2” and hit Enter 4. Uncomment and change it to look like Protocol 2 5.find the line PermitRootLogin yes 6. Uncomment it (if it’s commented) and make it look like PermitRootLogin no 7. Save the file and quit ( Ctrl+x -> y -> Enter) 8. […]