Chapter 26 OpenSSH Configuration

Table of Contents

26.1 About OpenSSH
26.2 OpenSSH Configuration Files
26.2.1 OpenSSH User Configuration Files
26.3 Configuring an OpenSSH Server
26.4 Installing the OpenSSH Client Packages
26.5 Using the OpenSSH Utilities
26.5.1 Using ssh to Connect to Another System
26.5.2 Using scp and sftp to Copy Files Between Systems
26.5.3 Using ssh-keygen to Generate Pairs of Authentication Keys
26.5.4 Enabling Remote System Access Without Requiring a Password

This chapter describes how to configure OpenSSH to support secure communication between networked systems.