Managing Secure Shell Access in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: September 2014

Using Secure Shell (Task Map)

The following task map points to user procedures for using Secure Shell.

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Create a public/private key pair.
Enables access to Secure Shell for sites that require public-key authentication.
Change your passphrase.
Changes the phrase that authenticates your private key.
Log in with Secure Shell.
Provides encrypted Secure Shell communication when logging in remotely.
Log in to Secure Shell without being prompted for a password.
Enables login by using an agent which provides your password to Secure Shell.
Log in to Secure Shell as root.
Enables login as root for ZFS send and receive commands.
Use port forwarding in Secure Shell.
Specifies a local port or a remote port to be used in a Secure Shell connection over TCP.
Copy files with Secure Shell.
Securely copies files between hosts.
Securely connect from a host inside a firewall to a host outside the firewall.
Uses Secure Shell commands that are compatible with HTTP or SOCKS5 to connect hosts that are separated by a firewall.