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To install the SSH server, install the package with apt-get:
<source lang=bash>
apt-get install openssh-server
</source>
 
 
Debian Stretch by default disallows logins directly from the user "root". Additionally, SSH will not allow remote connections without a password or valid SSH key pair. This means in order to SSH to the device, a user account must first be created, and a password set:
<source lang=bash>
useradd --create-home --shell /bin/bash newuser
passwd newuser
</source>
 
 
After this setup it is now possible to connect to the device as user "newuser" from a remote PC supporting SSH.  On Linux/OS X this is the "ssh" command, or from Windows using a client such as [http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ PuTTY].

Latest revision as of 12:11, 23 August 2019

To install the SSH server, install the package with apt-get:

apt-get install openssh-server


Debian Stretch by default disallows logins directly from the user "root". Additionally, SSH will not allow remote connections without a password or valid SSH key pair. This means in order to SSH to the device, a user account must first be created, and a password set:

useradd --create-home --shell /bin/bash newuser
passwd newuser


After this setup it is now possible to connect to the device as user "newuser" from a remote PC supporting SSH. On Linux/OS X this is the "ssh" command, or from Windows using a client such as PuTTY.