ssh protocol

OpenSSH / OpenBSD Secure Shell – is default secure shell for encrypted communication sessions over a computer network using the ssh protocol. Usually, you login using ssh and makes changes to its configuration file /etc/ssh/sshd_conf over a remote session. If there is an error in configuration, server may not start (i.e. no remote login allowed). […]


Using UNIX pipe concept one can dump database to another server securely using ssh protocol. All you need remote execution rights for the ‘dd’ command, over SSH. This allows you to run database dumps across an encrypted channel. Dump Postgres Database using ssh Use pg_dump command command: pg_dump -U USERNAME YOUR-DATABASE-NAME | ssh “dd […]


OpenSSH is most prominent implementation of the SSH protocol. I can’t imagine my life without OpenSSH. Almost all of my devices / server / network equipment such as routers and tiny embedded device has OpenSSH these days. From OpenBSD journal: Eight years ago today, Sept 26 1999, Theo de Raadt committed the initial source code […]