P-25: Secure Shell (Ssh) Howto

An overview of ssh and links to more technical information.
Getting Started
What you need to do before using ssh.
Logging in with Ssh
How to log in to a host and start an interactive session with ssh.
Transfering Files
How to transfer files through ssh using ftp and scp.
Retrieving Email
How to retrieve your email through an ssh encrypted connection.
Working with X-Windows
Issues related to using ssh to encrypt your X-Windows connections.
Changing your passphrase
How to change your RSA key passphrase.
Obtaining clients
Link for obtaining ssh clients for various platforms.
Ssh Homepage
The official home page of ssh. (external link)
The Ssh FAQ (external link)

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(Page layout modeled after the RHIC Computing Facility pages on using Ssh.)