Friday, 12 April 2013


How to install SSH server in CentOS 6.4,6.3,6.2

How to install SSH server in CentOS


It is used to Connect  to the remote system through secure shell. It give you a copy of remote shell on your desktop.You can also create password less login to the remote system with the help of PUBLIC/PRIVATE keys.

1.For installing SSH open the terminal and type :-

# su                         <--- to become root and enter the password>

# yum install openssh-server

2.  After the completion of Installation you have to on the sshd service and start the service. 

# chkconfig sshd on
# service sshd restart

3. Now you have to ssh from other machine to your machine to test it. that ssh service working properly.

As you can see I am successfully able to login to my machine from ssh. That's it enjoy. 
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Thank you for the information. You have a very good article. I found it informative and useful. Keep up the good work and God bless!


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hello the first that i say is im sorry for my bad english , i speak spanish , so.. i need to know what is the command that you use to start the ssh i use the CentOS 6.4 but i dont know this command , because i need connect the virtual machine/virtualbox with centos to my native machine windows 8.1 its a exercise for class. please help me i dont understend.

I probe the ssh command (ip) ;'(
but it did not work

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