Secure Shell
A question about OpenSSH on shell accounts Jul 29 2010 10:07PM
longordercook triad rr com (1 replies)
Re: A question about OpenSSH on shell accounts Jul 31 2010 12:12AM
Nate Itkin (ssh-list konadogs net)
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 06:07:15PM -0400, longordercook (at) triad.rr (dot) com [email concealed] wrote:
> Most shell accounts come with SSH access, but the advantage of using
> your own installation is that you can configure it exactly how you want.
> Does anyone know if you can put your own copy of OpenSSH on a shell
> account and use that instead?
> (It's OK if it doesn't use a privileged port). Or, failing that, can
> you have a
> local configuration file that overrides the global one?

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- Nate Itkin

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