Install SSH Ubuntu

Sometimes the Open SSH Server does not come enabled or installed by default on a clean installation. This short guide will show you how to get it one your machine.

Retrieve Openssh-server

Let's download the program.

sudo apt-get install openssh-server

Check Status

Verify that it installed properly.

sudo service ssh status

SSHD Config

If you want to modify any of the ports or settings in SSH, simply open the file and change what...

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SSH Authorized Keys

Creating The Authorized Keys

If you need to create a private and public ssh key, run the following command.

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -C ""

By default, AWS will give you a .pem key when you create your server. The key is automatically added into the authorized keys upon creation. If you like this way, you can keep it, but you can specify it even more if you were going to give your team access too, and wanted an easy way to remove them afterwards ...

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