Disable SSH OS Banner on FreeBSD | By default, FreeBSD includes an SSH banner that identifies the exact OS. For best security, you may wish to disable broadcasting this information to the world. Here’s the tip!
Two-Factor Auth Using Key and Password with OpenSSH 6.2 or Higher | Now that most distros are shipping OpenSSH 6.2 or later, check out this feature to enable two-factor auth with a key and also a password!
Install OpenSSH 6.x on Debian Wheezy from Wheezy Backports | OpenSSH 6.x has many awesome new features such as two-factor auth with key and a password. To get this newer version on Debian Wheezy, use backports. I’ll show you how!
Google Authenticator Two-Factor SSH Authentication for Debian Wheezy | Debian does not provide a package for Wheezy to use Google Authenticator as a pam module. However, you can grab and install the Jessie (Debian testing) deb. Here are some steps!
Use Google Authenticator For Two-Factor SSH Authentication in Linux | For a very secure and convenient way to add two-factor ssh auth to your Linux server, you can use Google Authenticator. I’ll show you how to set this up!
Gentoo Server – Enable X Forwarding over SSH | If running Gentoo as a server, X forwarding might not be working. The typical error you will see is: X11 forwarding request failed on channel 0 Here is the fix!
How to login via SSH to Amazon EC2 instance | After launching a Linux Amazon EC2 instance, you can ssh in by using the private key (key pair download) provided in the AWS console. I’ll show you how! 1. In the AWS console, a key pair can be generated. Download the key pair (private key, .pem file) from the console. 2. Next, move this .pem