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Re: OT: Safe to access SSH server from work?




On May 5, 2011 10:15 PM, "George" <pinkisntwell@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I have a computer at home that I'm doing some research on and I set up
> an SSH server on it so I can access it from other computers at home. I
> haven't opened up the network to the internet yet though, as I'm not
> confident enough that it is safe.
>
> What are the configuration steps that I will need to do on the server
> and the client to be able to work access the computer from my
> workplace?
>
>
Forward port 22. Disable password based login to SSH. Install denyhosts. Run ssh-keygen on your work computer and copy the public key securely into authorized_keys on your home PC.

For starters that should be fairly secure.

David
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