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
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
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
By samantha, March 17, 2015