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Chapter 1. OpenSSH Standard

1.1. Introduction
1.2. Scope
1.3. Scale: Known configurations
1.4. Software Requirements
1.5. Configuration Checklist
1.6. Client Key Authentication

1.1. Introduction

SSH is a method for secure communications without access to a local console. OpenSSH is feature rich supporting many different authentication mechanisms. It can also allow users to completely bypass firewall configurations via tunneling.