WHAT IS SSH AND HOW IT IS USED

What is SSH? The Secure Shell protocol version 2, or SSH2, specifies how a client can connect securely to an SSH server, and then use the resulting secure link to access the server’s resources. Among other things, the client can run programs; transfer files; and forward other TCP/IP connections over the secure link. The SSH2 protocol is a descendant of the SSH v1.x series of protocols. SSH version 2 is standardized at IETF, and the vast majority SSH implementations now support SSH version 2. SSH version 1 is less secure,…