For existing customers, this section highlights the key changes in this release.
OpenSSH is the sole implementation of Secure Shell in Oracle Solaris 11.4. The sunssh implementation of Secure Shell is not supported. The Oracle Solaris implementation of OpenSSH remains compatible with the OpenSSH project.
For information about the OpenSSH project, see OpenSSH Project (http://www.openssh.com/).
For a summary of differences between the Oracle Solaris implementation of OpenSSH and the OpenSSH project, see Oracle Solaris Modifications to OpenSSH.
For a summary of differences between SunSSH and OpenSSH, see Transition From SunSSH to OpenSSH.
The OpenSSH server (sshd) can retrieve user account information, including ssh public keys, from an external directory,such as OpenLDAP. For more information, see Secure Shell and Remote Public Keys.