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 […]
By disabling direct root logins on ssh helps you keep your server safer. Also you can manage to push ssh version 2.
1. <a title="How to setup SSH – Install SSH server and client" href="http://totallynoob.com/how-to-setup-ssh-install-ssh-server-and-client/" target="_blank">SSH</a> into your server and type <kbd>sudo su</kbd>to gain root previleges
[crayon-5cbe86e21f50f494736596 lang="bash" ]nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config
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. […]