# netstat -tupnl <enter> This command will show you all the open ports on your system.
This is for those of you who want to know how to force SSH to ask for a password (not the user login password), the one used to create the public and private key pair using OpenSSH. You can force SSH to ask for the key password by modifying the files /etc/ssh/sshd_config and /etc/ssh/ssh_config. In … Continue reading Force SSH to ask password when using keys for authentication
To connect to your computer over your home network or the Internet you can use SSH to securely route your communications to your computer from another device (computer or smart phone). Pre-requisites: You have configured SSH on your computer running Linux. You have converted your private key in your ~/.ssh folder to putty required format. … Continue reading Connect to your Computer using SSH from a Nokia E63 smart phone
Windows does not have an ssh command, to help you connect to a Linux computer using SSH2. Use putty to connect to your Linux computer from a Windows computer. Pre-requisites: http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.htmlYou have generated your key pair using openSSH as shown here, on your Linux computer.You have installed putty on your Linux computer.You have a Windows … Continue reading Convert openSSH private key for use with Putty on Windows or Mobile Phones
You want to connect from the internet to your computer. Internet is an insecure medium to use. There are a few options. You could use a VPN like OpenVPN, or you could use Secured Shell using OpenSSH. Here is how you can connect to your computer using SSH. Pre-requisites: OpenSSH and putty installed on your … Continue reading Set up SSH using certificate authentication
Normally, use of telnet to connect to a server is not recommended, as it is inherently insecure. In place of telnet, it is recommended to use SSH. SSH comes in 2 flavors. SSH-1, now defunct, due to security issues, and SSH-2. Always, make sure you use SSH protocol version 2 (SSH-2) to connect to your … Continue reading Login to server using SSH