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Oct 24, 2011, 14:01 (0 Talkback[s])

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"SSH is typically used to log into a remote machine and execute commands. However, there are a wide variety of other uses for SSH. For example, it supports TCP port forwarding whereby an SSH server can secure otherwise insecure protocols, as well as X11 forwarding which offers a secure way to use graphical applications over a network. Other common uses of SSH include tunnelling and transferring files across machines using SSH file transfer (SFTP) or secure copy (SCP) protocols.

"Anyone who needs to administer a Linux computer will understand the significance of being able to securely log into a machine and perform tasks given that any program that allows incoming connections without the ability to encrypt it's data increases the risk to a site."

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