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Generating and Using SSH Keys, Part 2

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: September 19, 2020 @ 5:00 am, by raindog308

In the previous tutorial, we showed you how to generate an SSH key pair.  In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use it to login. Assumptions In this tutorial: Your ssh key file is called “my-ssh-key”. The server is “myserver.example.com” and your user account there is “example”. SSH is running on port 22, the […]

Setup SSH Keys on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , Date/Time: May 13, 2019 @ 1:43 pm, by Sean Richards

Who should read this? This tutorial is for novice to intermediate linux users who want to go beyond basic password security.  Security professionals recommend using ssh keys to make authentication into ssh sessions faster, easier and more secure.   As passwords become longer and more complex they become more difficult to use and manage. Key based […]

Using SSH Keys to connect to your VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 2, 2019 @ 9:29 am, by Ryan Flowers

In the days before Virtualization emerged, servers could only be built using physical hardware. A server admin would build a server, plug in a keyboard and monitor, and install Linux via CD or over the network. Once the server was online they could go back to their workstation and fire up a terminal emulator that […]

Hardening the Security on your New Virtual Private Server

Tags: , , , Date/Time: November 1, 2016 @ 7:50 am, by Jon Biloh

Hardening the security on your VPS should be one of the first tasks you perform when buying a new VPS. As a result, we’ve provided several tips that will help you increase the security on your VPS. When you buy a VPS, your provider will likely send you a default root password for your server. […]