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Deploying OpenSSH on AIX

Sandor W. Sklar (, Systems Administrator, Freelance Developer
Sandor W. Sklar is a Unix systems administrator at Stanford University, in beautiful Northern California. When not poking through his systems for real or imagined security holes, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Summary:  This tutorial is designed for administrators of IBM RS/6000 systems who wish to improve the security and integrity of their servers running AIX by replacing standard insecure network services with those provided by the OpenSSH implementation of the Secure Shell protocol.

Date:  01 Jun 2001
Level:  Intermediate PDF:  A4 and Letter (343 KB | 20 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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  • The web site for the OpenSSH project,, is the primary source for information about new releases of OpenSSH. It also contains a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page, a form for reporting bugs, and an archive of the various OpenSSH related mailing lists.

  • SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide, by Daniel J. Barrett and Richard E. Silverman, published by O'Reilly & Associates, is, as the title states, the definitive guide to the Secure Shell protocol, providing in-depth explanations about almost everything SSH-related. The book also has a Web site,, containing news, an FAQ, and discussion forums dedicated to SSH.

  • A number of Internet Drafts (working documents of the Internet Engineering Task Force, IETF) related to Secure Shell have been published: they can be found at the web site


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