How To Configure SSH Key-Based Authentication On A FreeBSD Server

Introduction to SSH Key Based Authentication This tutorial is part 3 of 7 in the series: Getting Started with FreeBSD. In general SSH, or secure shell, is a network protocol that provides a secure, encrypted way to communicate with and administer your servers. As SSH is the most common way of working with a FreeBSD server, you will want to familiarize yourself with the different ways that you can authenticate and log in to your server. W...
By jack, January 23, 2015

How To Set Up SSH Keys With Linux Command Line

Introduction To Setting Up SSH Keys In this tutorial we are going to setup encrypted SSH Keys for authentication. There are many benefits to this type of setup which include: No longer needing to enter a password (unless you encrypt your keys with password protection *recommended*) Once public/private key pair authentication is configured, you can disable password authentication completely and only allow access via the key. Sto...
By jack, March 17, 2015

How To Configure SSH Key Access Authentication Only On Your CentOS SSH Server

Introduction to SSH Key pairs This how to assumes you have SSH Key installed on your server. If you do not you can follow either of the how to’s below: How to Set Up SSH Keys with Linux Commandline In this tutorial we will be: Changing The SSH Servers Po1rt Allowing connections only va PubkeyAuthentication. We will begin by editing your SSH servers configuration file: /etc/ssh/sshd_config vi /etc/ss...
By samantha, March 17, 2015