You can connect to
SSH servers using
OpenSSH client which is normally installed by default in most
Linux and other
Unix based systems, including
Windows you can use some other available tools such as
These are the basic steps to connecting to an
SSH server using
OpenSSH client at the terminal, though there are a lot more advanced options that could be implemented, if not required.
SSHclient using minimal format (
$ ssh 192.168.111.18 The authenticity of host '192.168.111.18 (192.168.111.18)' can't be established. ECDSA key fingerprint is SHA256:w3b7BfZzQrrY75Fx1XYH0t2RVkiXb7r6+gcC5umTR7o. Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no/[fingerprint])? yes Warning: Permanently added '192.168.111.18' (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts. [email protected]'s password: Welcome to Ubuntu 20.10 (GNU/Linux 5.8.0-25-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com * Management: https://landscape.canonical.com * Support: https://ubuntu.com/advantage 0 updates can be installed immediately. 0 of these updates are security updates. Last login: Wed Oct 28 14:50:14 2020 from 192.168.111.22
Username does not need to be specified if is the same as the client's username.
-vto view more details about the connection process.
$ ssh -v 192.168.111.18 -p 2022 OpenSSH_8.3p1 Ubuntu-1, OpenSSL 1.1.1f 31 Mar 2020 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 19: include /etc/ssh/ssh_config.d/*.conf matched no files debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 21: Applying options for * debug1: Connecting to 192.168.111.18 [192.168.111.18] port 2022. debug1: Connection established. debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_rsa type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_rsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_dsa type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_dsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ecdsa type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ecdsa-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ecdsa_sk type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ecdsa_sk-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ed25519 type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ed25519-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ed25519_sk type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_ed25519_sk-cert type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_xmss type -1 debug1: identity file /home/user/.ssh/id_xmss-cert type -1 debug1: Local version string SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_8.3p1 Ubuntu-1 ##### snipped
-vvv to see even more details.
SSHserver using exit command.
$ exit logout debug1: client_input_channel_req: channel 0 rtype exit-status reply 0 debug1: client_input_channel_req: channel 0 rtype [email protected] reply 0 debug1: channel 0: free: client-session, nchannels 1 Connection to 192.168.111.18 closed. Transferred: sent 2864, received 3208 bytes, in 3.7 seconds Bytes per second: sent 771.3, received 864.0 debug1: Exit status 0
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