SSH and the Ubuntu Server

Barry Warsaw barry at
Fri Nov 19 15:30:50 UTC 2010

On Nov 18, 2010, at 01:05 PM, C de-Avillez wrote:

>On the other hand, having SSH installed by default will help the
>majority of corporate users: we go (either physically, or via a
>serial console), install, and then happily use SSH to configure the
>rest of the system (and get out of the -- usually -- lights-out and
>cold environment, or off the bloody serial console).

FWIW, installing the ssh server (and editing the sshd_config file to remove
password authentication) is almost always the first thing I do on any new
Ubuntu install, be it server or desktop.

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