10 Android Apps for Linux Server Admins
Feb 22, 2011, 16:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Geier)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"The Linux server admin on the go needs a good remote
administration toolkit. Here are 10 useful remote administration
apps for Android devices.
"Here are 10 server and admin apps for the Linux-based Android
mobile phone platform. You'll discover clients and servers for the
basic protocols: SSH, FTP, and remote desktop (RDP & VNC).
There are apps for network discovery and port scanning, remote
PC/server monitoring, and an Exchange/groupware client.
"ConnectBot is a free open-source Secure Shell (SSH) client,
developed by Kenny Root and Jeffrey Sharkey. You can access the
shell of a remote machine and transfer files between it and the
phone. It also supports local access of the Android shell and
remote Telnet connections. You can run simultaneous sessions and
copy/paste between other Android apps.
"QuickSSHd is a SSH server that also supports SCP/SFTP, offered
by TeslaCoil Software for $1.49. It gives you shell and file
transfer capabilities. When on a Wi-Fi network, you can connect
your phone from a SSH client on your PC to execute commands or
transfer files. In addition to the standard SSH shared public key
authentication, it supports the use of a password which is stored
encrypted on the phone. Rooting your Android would let you use
ports above 1024 and the use of other QuickSSHd application