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  • Tech talk

    Utilizing Security Features in SSH

    Securely manage remote systems by making use of the full set of security features SSH has to offer, including strong encryption algorithms, ssh agents, two-factor authentication, and more.
    By Mason Egger Security Tech Talks
  • Tutorial

    How To Use SSH to Connect to a Remote Server

    SSH is an important tool used for administering remote Linux servers. In this guide, we will discuss the basic usage of this utility and how to configure your SSH environment.
    By Justin Ellingwood Linux Basics System Tools Security Networking Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    SSH Essentials: Working with SSH Servers, Clients, and Keys

    SSH, or secure shell, is the most common way of connecting to and administering remote Linux servers. In this cheat sheet-style guide, we'll cover some of the basic options and configuration sets you may want to use.
    By Justin Ellingwood Security Linux Basics Networking System Tools
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up Jupyter Notebook with Python 3 on Ubuntu 20.04 and Connect via SSH Tunneling

    Jupyter Notebook is an open-source web application that lets you create and share interactive code, visualizations, and more. This tool can be used with several programming languages, including Python, Julia, R, Haske...
    By Lisa Tagliaferri Ubuntu 20.04 Applications
  • Tutorial

    How to Set Up SSH Keys on Ubuntu 20.04

    In this guide, we'll focus on setting up SSH keys for an Ubuntu 20.04 installation. SSH keys provide an easy, secure way of logging into your server and are recommended for all users.
    By Brian Boucheron Linux Basics Getting Started Security System Tools Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Copy Files With Rsync Over SSH

    In this tutorial we'll use Rsync to copy files over SSH.
    By Bulat Khamitov Linux Basics
  • Tutorial

    How To Use Visual Studio Code for Remote Development via the Remote-SSH Plugin

    In this tutorial, you'll enable the Remote-SSH plugin, configure Visual Studio Code to execute code on the remote server, and execute code from your local Visual Studio Code installation on the remote server.
    By Mason Egger VS Code Development Ubuntu 18.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up SSH Keys on CentOS 8

    SSH, or secure shell, is an encrypted protocol used to administer and communicate with servers. When working with a CentOS server, chances are you will spend most of your time in a terminal session connected to your s...
    By Brian Boucheron, Hanif Jetha CentOS Linux Basics Getting Started Security System Tools CentOS 8
  • Tutorial

    How to Set Up SSH Keys on Debian 10

    SSH-key-based authentication provides a more secure alternative to password-based authentication. In this tutorial we'll learn how to set up SSH key-based authentication on a Debian 10 installation.
    By Hanif Jetha Getting Started Linux Basics Security System Tools Debian 10
  • Tutorial

    How to Set Up SSH Keys on Debian 9

    SSH-key-based authentication provides a more secure alternative to password-based authentication. In this tutorial we'll learn how to set up SSH key-based authentication on a Debian 9 installation.
    By Hanif Jetha Getting Started Linux Basics Security System Tools Debian 9
  • Tutorial

    Securing Communications in a Three-tier Rails Application Using SSH Tunnels

    Web applications are often architected with three distinct tiers: the presentation layer, which is what the user sees, the application layer, which provides the business logic of the application, and the data layer wh...
    By Li Heng Fong Ruby on Rails Security Scaling Databases Nginx PostgreSQL Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How to Set Up SSH Keys on Ubuntu 18.04

    SSH-key-based authentication provides a more secure alternative to password-based authentication. In this tutorial we'll learn how to set up SSH key-based authentication on an Ubuntu 18.04 installation.
    By Hanif Jetha Getting Started Linux Basics Security System Tools Ubuntu 18.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up SSH Keys on CentOS 7

    SSH-key-based authentication provides a more secure alternative to password-based authentication. In this tutorial we'll learn how to set up SSH-key-based authentication on a CentOS 7 installation.
    By Hanif Jetha Getting Started Linux Basics Security System Tools CentOS
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    How To Set Up SSH Keys on Ubuntu 16.04

    SSH-key-based authentication provides a more secure alternative to password-based authentication. In this tutorial we'll learn how to set up SSH key-based authentication on an Ubuntu 16.04 installation.
    By Hanif Jetha Getting Started Linux Basics Security System Tools Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How to Block Unwanted SSH Login Attempts with PyFilter on Ubuntu 16.04

    PyFilter aims to filter out all of the illegitimate login requests to your server and block them if too many are sent. In this tutorial, you'll install and configure PyFilter to block SSH requests. Then you'll install...
    By Jason Hall Security Firewall Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How To SSH Securely with Kryptonite on DigitalOcean

    SSH is the primary way of connecting to remote Linux servers. Securing this channel is essential to maintaining a secure infrastructure. Kryptonite is a secure solution to protecting your SSH private key. In this guid...
    By Alex Grinman Security DigitalOcean Arch Linux CentOS CoreOS Debian FreeBSD Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up Multi-Factor Authentication for SSH on CentOS 7

    This article will go over how to enable SSH authentication using an OATH-TOTP app in addition to an SSH key. Logging into your server via SSH will then require two factors across two channels, thereby making it more s...
    By Michael Holley Security CentOS
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up Multi-Factor Authentication for SSH on Ubuntu 16.04

    This article will go over how to enable SSH authentication using an OATH-TOTP app in addition to an SSH key. Logging into your server via SSH will then require two factors across two channels, thereby making it more s...
    By Michael Holley Security Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Use SSHFS to Mount Remote File Systems Over SSH

    Luckily there is a way to mount your VPS file system to your local computer so you can make changes on the fly and treat your droplet as local storage.
    By Paul White Linux Basics
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    [Video] How To Set Up Sudo and SSH Keys on Ubuntu 14.04

    This tutorial screencast will show you how to set up a non-root superuser account (sudo) and SSH key authentication on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. Following these steps can improve the security of your server, and is reco...
    By Mitchell Anicas Linux Basics Ubuntu