Pro OpenSSH (Google eBook)

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Apress, Oct 17, 2005 - Computers - 312 pages
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SSH, or Secure Shell, is the de facto standard among users and administrators who wish to establish secure communication between disparate networks. This book is authored by a Fortune 100 system administrator, who will provide you with a highly practical reference for configuring and deploying OpenSSH in your own environment.

Some of the topics covered in this book include: OpenSSH installation and configuration, key management, secure logging, client/server architectures, and digital certificates. The author also provides you with complete deployment scenarios that arise daily in enterprise environments, both large and small.

Table of Contents
  1. Legacy Protocols: Why Replace Telnet, FTP, rsh, rcp, and rlogin with SSH?
  2. A Quick SSH Implementation
  3. The File Structure of OpenSSH
  4. The OpenSSH Server
  5. The OpenSSH Client
  6. Authentication
  7. Advanced Topics
  8. TCP Forwarding
  9. Managing Your OpenSSH Environment
  10. Scripting with OpenSSH
  11. SSH Tectia Server
  

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Contents

Chapter 2
17
Chapter 3
35
Chapter 4
47
Chapter 5
69
Chapter 6
113
Chapter 7
145
Chapter 8
165
Chapter 9
199
Chapter 10
227
Appendix A
241
Appendix B
263
Index
273
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About the author (2005)

Michael Stahnke works as a Unix security administrator at a Fortune 100 company in the Midwest. He has headed implementation of Secure Shell for his corporate IT group and assisted with global production rollouts. Additionally, he has led several studies and projects to improve the security state of his large-scale UNIX/Linux environment. When not devoting his time to improving security at work, Michael spends time researching and applying new open-source technologies and practices. Michael has also done contract programming to create content management solutions utilizing PHP, Perl, MySQL and C++.

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