SSH overview

The Secure Shell (SSH) is a set of protocols for implementing secure sessions over a non-secure network, such as a standard TCP/IP network. The Extension for Terminal-based Applications supports SSH connections to VT sessions.
In order to use SSH, you must set up SSH server software on the host.
SSH include the following features:
  • Secure remote login
  • Strong authentication of server and client
  • Several user authentication methods
  • Encrypted terminal sessions
  • Secure file transfers