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  SSH Hosting, Secure Shell Hosting explained
For those of you with an eye for the nuts and bolts of it all, secure shell works by using key-based cryptography to authenticate and transmit session data securely from the Client to the Host.
By acting as a secure encrypted middle-ground, secure shell acts as a bridge across an insecure network between two hosts that don't otherwise "trust" one another.
Secure Shell logon and encrypted session data: This should be a given; both your log in and your session data should be equally encrypted.
www.hosting-review.com /hosting-articles/ssh-hosting.shtml   (598 words)

  
  Secure Shell
Much of this information is from the secure shell website and is intended as a supplement for introductory purposes and an aid to enable users to get secure shell running.
Secure shell uses password encryption and implements several other important security measures which allows users to remotely logon to Linux systems without worrying about security.
Secure shell is a commercial product for corporate use, but may be used by individuals and educational institutions without charge.
www.comptechdoc.org /os/linux/usersguide/linux_ugssh.html   (1327 words)

  
 Interop Secure Shell for Windows from Interop Systems
Secure shell access is provided to an Interix ksh, csh, bash or zsh shell.
Interop Secure Shell is also the ideal cross-platform SSH client for accessing the ubiquitous OpenSSH that ships with most flavors of UNIX and Linux, and Solaris Secure Shell (derived from OpenSSH).
Secure Shell users will then automatically receive the update at a scheduled time or on next logon.
www.interopsystems.com /InteropSecureShell.htm   (928 words)

  
 Secure Shell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The modern version is SSH, which uses any of several encryption options and has a variety of ways to tell whether the user is authorised to connect to the host system.
"Shell" is a common term for the human/computer interface.
Authentication security from that point is up to the user, though SSH will continue to encrypt traffic passing through it.
www.faqs.org /docs/SecuringData-INTRO/ssh.html   (248 words)

  
 Secure Shell FAQ Section 1: About Secure Shell
Secure Shell is a program to log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote machine, and to move files from one machine to another.
Secure Shell does have an option to use encryption of type "none" this is only for debugging purposes, and should not be used.
SSH Communications Security, is the developer of Secure Shell (secsh) protocol and maintains the releases of SSH1 and SSH2.
www.employees.org /~satch/ssh/faq/ssh-faq-1.html   (1667 words)

  
 BigAdmin Feature Article: Secure Shell: Part 1
After his network was the target of a password sniffing attack in 1995, Tatu Ylönen, a researcher at the Helsinki University of Technology in Finland, developed the SSH1 protocol to protect his passwords and data.
When SCS released later versions of Secure Shell based on the SSH-1 protocol and then the new versions of Secure Shell based on the SSH-2 protocol in 1998, it tightened the license restrictions and required commercial entities to pay a licensing fee.
The majority of Sun's Secure Shell distribution is based on the OpenSSH 2.9 source code tree and therefore bears much resemblance to this older version.
www.sun.com /bigadmin/features/articles/sec_shell_1.html   (2491 words)

  
 Secure Shell Client (ZOC) - What is SSH, and What do Secure Shell Clients do?
ZOC is a powerful secure shell client that lets you access servers using the powerful secure shell (SSH) protocol.
Because of the ever-increasing demand for security, the SSH (Secure Shell) protocol was developed.
Secure Shell uses advanced encryption technology to encrypt every single piece of communication between the client (called SSH Client) and the server.
www.emtec.com /zoc/secure-shell-client.html   (717 words)

  
 Sean's Secure Shell /SSH notes
Secure Shell (SSH) is authored by Tatu Yionen, Espoo, Finland and is a secure replacement for Telnet, rlogin, rcp, rsh and provides secured TCP tunnels.
Ssh (Secure Shell) is a program to log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote machine, and to move files from one machine to another.
Secure this machine by choosing a strong VNC password, enabling exclusive VNC access, by enabling a screen saver with password after 5 minutes of inactivity and by not putting it in a public area.
www.boran.com /security/ssh_stuff.html   (3092 words)

  
 Secure Shell Client for Windows: What is Secure Shell ?
SSH Secure Shell is a replacement for the telnet command and supports encrypted client / server connections.
Secure file transfer is achieved via two secure shell supplements : SCP and SFTP.
SSH was conceived as an academic project at the University of Finland in 1995.
www.bytefusion.com /products/ens/secex/whatissecureshell.htm   (141 words)

  
 The VPN Expert: Using Secure Shell with wireless PDAs
Tunneling is accomplished by "forwarding" a TCP port from the Secure Shell server to another destination.
When a Secure Shell server forwards ports, it is acting as a security gateway.
Secure Shell can save time if you don't have a remote access VPN solution already in place.
searchnetworking.techtarget.com /tip/0,289483,sid7_gci826081,00.html   (1736 words)

  
 Configuring Secure Shell
Secure Shell (SSH) is an application and a protocol that provide a secure replacement to the Berkeley r-tools.
AAA is a suite of network security services that provide the primary framework through which access control can be set up on your Cisco router or access server.
SSH uses either local security or the security protocol that is configured through AAA on your router for user authentication.
www.cisco.com /univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios122/122cgcr/fsecur_c/fothersf/scfssh.htm   (1492 words)

  
 Secure Shell Toolkit
Secure Shell 2 protocol consists of two components–a client and a server.
The Secure Shell Client is the workstation-side application used by remote users to talk to the SafeNet Secure Shell server.
Secure Shell 2 client is not part of the Secure Shell Toolkit product but implementations are available from several vendors.
www.safenet-inc.com /products/swTK/secureShell.asp   (298 words)

  
 VanDyke Software: Secure Shell Solutions - Secure File Transfer, Secure Terminal Emulation, SSH, SSH2, SFTP, FTP
...securely transfer files with simple drag and drop.
Software for network administration and end user access where security is critical.
Unauthorized access and network intrusions are holding steady in spite of increased time spent monitoring and maintaining systems according to the results of VanDyke's third annual IT Security Survey.
www.vandyke.com   (178 words)

  
 NACS - SSH Secure Shell
Summary: We recommend that you use Secure Shell (ssh) as an encrypted alternative to telnet and remote shell.
Secure shell (ssh) is an encrypted alternative to telnet and remote shell (rsh), wherein each packet is encrypted from the source to the destination.
MindTerm is an an implementation of a secure shell client in pure Java supporting both the ssh1 and the ssh2 protocols.
www.oac.uci.edu /support/sysadmin/ssh_info.html   (576 words)

  
 alphaWorks : IBM Secure Shell Library for Java : Overview
The Secure Shell (SSH-2 or simply SSH) is a protocol for secure remote log-in and other secure network services over an insecure network.
Note that even though SSH stands for "Secure Shell," it is not a shell like the Bash shell known under UNIX operating systems or the command line under Windows.
IBM Secure Shell Library for Java is a lightweight implementation of the IETF SSH-2 protocol.
www.alphaworks.ibm.com /tech/sshlite?open&S_TACT=105AGX59&S_CMP=GR&ca=dgr-jw26awsshlite   (367 words)

  
 What is Secure Shell? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: SSH, Secure Socket Shell
- Secure Shell (SSH), sometimes known as Secure Socket Shell, is a Unix-based command interface and protocol for securely getting access to a remote computer.
SSH is actually a suite of three utilities - slogin, ssh, and scp - that are secure versions of the earlier UNIX utilities, rlogin, rsh, and rcp.
Both ends of the client/server connection are authenticated using a digital certificate, and passwords are protected by being encrypted.
searchsecurity.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid14_gci214091,00.html   (290 words)

  
 Configuring Secure Shell (Non-Terathon Devices)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Secure Shell (SSH) is a mechanism for allowing secure remote access to management functions on a Foundry device.
Once the SSHv2 version is negotiated, the encryption algorithm with the highest security ranking is selected to be used for the session.
Secure Copy (SCP) uses security built into SSH to transfer files between hosts on a network, providing a more secure file transfer method than Remote Copy (RCP) or FTP.
www.foundrynet.com /services/documentation/security/SSH.html   (3916 words)

  
 Amazon.com: SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide: Books: Daniel J. Barrett,Richard Silverman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
SSH fills in for the security deficiencies that are inherent in applications such as telnet, ftp, rlogin, rsh, and rcp.
SSH, the Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide is everything you need to know about SSH and lives up to its bold claim of being a definitive guide.
The two versions of secure shell are SSH1 and SSH2; the book distinguishes between the two and describes when to use each version.
www.amazon.com /SSH-Secure-Shell-Definitive-Guide/dp/0596000111   (2532 words)

  
 Secure Shell
SSH package includes secure shell ssh and secure copy scp which are versions of the familiar unix rsh, sh and rcp, cp commands which run over secure socket layer ssl.SSH2 also includes sftp a secure ftp over ssl.
SSH is a program to log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote machine, and to move files from one machine to another.
Both the server and the client have been carefully screened for possible security problems, and are believed to be secure.
www.boran.com /security/ssh_shane.html   (854 words)

  
 Secure Shell (SSH) at SLAC
Secure Shell (ssh) is a secure replacement for telnet, rlogin, rsh, and rcp.
While you may not consider the files stored on your account confidential or of interest to hackers, consider what has happened to some of the people whose accounts had their passwords stolen: one found his quota used up and connections from all over the world as people downloaded stolen software that had been stored there.
This method is the only secure way of opening an X session across SLAC's firewall, which blocks incoming X traffic (incoming is when the display screen is at SLAC and the program is running offsite).
www.slac.stanford.edu /comp/unix/ssh.html   (2576 words)

  
 BigAdmin Feature Article: Secure Shell: Part 2
It's impractical for each of them to set up their own tunnel each time they log in, when one persistent tunnel can be specified from the server side (though root can set up a persistent tunnel from hostA.my.domain to www.my.domain using local port forwarding on hostA.my.domain, as well; it's a matter of preference).
This example also shows Bourne style syntax instead of csh style syntax since the root account generally has a Bourne style shell, and any shell scripts should be written in Bourne shell or one of its derivatives.
For further information about OpenSSH and the secure shell provided with the Solaris OS, visit the Resources section at the end of Part One (Secure Shell: Part 1) of this series.
www.sun.com /bigadmin/features/articles/sec_shell_2.html   (1919 words)

  
 Enter the secure shell - SunWorld - February 1998
Unfortunately, security based on IP addresses just isn't enough, which is why ssh uses RSA for host authentication.
BoKs makes a package for secure authentication, and password control and was described in the November 1997 security column.
Steve Acheson is currently a senior computer security analyst at Cisco Systems, where he is responsible for network and system security, including designing internal security architecture and external/firewall access.
sunsite.uakom.sk /sunworldonline/swol-02-1998/swol-02-security.html   (2834 words)

  
 Subversion Installation at TextDrive via Secure Shell - TextBook International
To get a shell access, you need to put in a support ticket with the TextDrive Help Desk (TextDrive servers known at this time to need a shell access are "one" and "barclay").
Note also that a shell access with TextDrive is not the same thing as having a SSH client, which is where these instructions begin.
Obtaining a Secure Shell (SSH) Client and Logging-In The first thing you will need to do, if you have not already done so, is obtain an Secure Shell (SSH) client.
textpattern.net /wiki/index.php?title=Repository_to_Web_Server_Using_Secure_Shell_(SSH)_with_TextDrive_Hosting   (2218 words)

  
 Secure Shell Instructions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Secure Shell (SSH) is a program that lets you log into your account on a computer connected to the Internet.
Unlike a regular "Telnet" client, SSH establishes a secure connection between the computers by encrypting your password and other data.
Using Secure Shell to Connect to the University's Central UNIX Servers from a Macintosh (OS X) Computer
www.udel.edu /topics/connect/sw/ssh   (87 words)

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