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Linux.com: Accelerating OpenSSH connections with ControlMaster

Jun 07, 2006, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Abramowitz)

"OpenSSH 4.0 introduced an interesting new feature called ControlMaster that allows it to reuse an existing connection to a remote host when opening new connections to that host. This can significantly reduce the amount of time it takes to establish connections after the initial connection. Let's see how this can help you work faster, and how to start using ControlMaster right away.

"The reduced connection times that the ControlMaster feature provides are particularly nice when you're using tools that open multiple SSH connections to do work on a remote server..."

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