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CLI Magic: More on SSH

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We've covered SSH before in CLI Magic, but this week let's look at some additional SSH features that new users might not be aware of. For the purpose of this article, we'll be looking specifically at OpenSSH, but many of these features apply to other SSH variants as well.

SSH is the best way to establish a secure connection to a remote networked machine. Whether you want to transfer files, encrypt traffic, or just log in to a remote machine, SSH is the way to go.

Logging in without passwords

Let's start with one of the basics. If you log into a remote machine frequently, you might be tired of typing your password over and over again. You can set up SSH so that you can authenticate without typing a password.

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