sshd (OpenSSH server daemon)

sshd is OpenSSH's SSH server program. SSH clients can connect to it, e. g. to execute commands on the machine or to transfer files.

A wrongly configured SSH server is a serious security threat. Make sure you understand the sshd configuration and the access restrictions it provides before using it on a real-live system.



4.10 Warty and above

In contrast to the client tools, the SSH server is not installed by default. If you want to run a SSH server on your machine, simply install the following package(s):

The default configuration is a useful basis. See “Configuration” to adjust sshd to fit your needs.



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