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OpenSSH

Free suite of tools that help secure your network connections
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What is OpenSSH?

It is the premier connectivity tool for remote login with the SSH protocol. It encrypts all traffic to eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. In addition, OpenSSH provides a large suite of secure tunneling capabilities, several authentication methods, and sophisticated configuration options.
OpenSSH is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenSSH?

Companies
21 companies reportedly use OpenSSH in their tech stacks, including Bitbucket, DevOps, and Care Sherpa.

Developers
47 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenSSH.

OpenSSH Integrations

Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and Rex are some of the popular tools that integrate with OpenSSH. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with OpenSSH.

OpenSSH's Features

  • Free SSH protocol suite
  • Encryption for network services
  • Strong cryptography
  • X11 forwarding
  • Strong authentication

OpenSSH Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenSSH?
OpenSSL
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
Putty
It is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. It is open source software that is available with source code and is developed and supported by a group of volunteers.
Cygwin
It is a POSIX-compatible environment that runs natively on Microsoft Windows. Its goal is to allow programs of Unix-like systems to be recompiled and run natively on Windows with minimal source code modifications by providing them with the same underlying POSIX API they would expect in those systems.
Let's Encrypt
It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
Ensighten
Ensighten is a comprehensive website security company, offering next generation compliance, enforcement and client-side protection against data loss, ad injection and intrusion.
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OpenSSH's Followers
40 developers follow OpenSSH to keep up with related blogs and decisions.