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How To Install OpenSSH SSHD Server on Debian Linux

How to install OpenSSH SSHD Server on Debian Linux.. ? you have need apt-get Command or aptitude command to install OpenSSH server under Debian Linux.
first step is  open terminal sesion,  and give command

# apt-get update

Second Step give command to install Openssh on Debian
Type the following command:

# apt-get install openssh-server

Sample outputs:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
  ssh-askpass rssh molly-guard ufw
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  openssh-server
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 318 kB of archives.
After this operation, 717 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://mirror.anl.gov/debian/ squeeze/main openssh-server amd64 1:5.5p1-6+squeeze1 [318 kB]
Fetched 318 kB in 3s (89.0 kB/s)
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package openssh-server.
(Reading database ... 153448 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking openssh-server (from .../openssh-server_1%3a5.5p1-6+squeeze1_amd64.deb) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up openssh-server (1:5.5p1-6+squeeze1) ...
Creating SSH2 RSA key; this may take some time ...
Creating SSH2 DSA key; this may take some time ...
Restarting OpenBSD Secure Shell server: sshd.

Default Port is 22, you can change later edit ssh config

# netstat -tulpn | grep :22

Sample outputs:

tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:22              0.0.0.0:*               LISTEN      3946/sshd
tcp6       0      0 :::22                   :::*                    LISTEN      3946/sshd

You can connect to the Openssh server, type:

$ ssh user@localhost
$ ssh user@sever-ip-here

Start / Stop / Restart OpenSSH Server Command Under Debian Linux
Type the following commands as root user:

# service ssh stop
# service ssh start
# service ssh restart
# service ssh status

OR

# /etc/init.d/ssh stop
# /etc/init.d/ssh start
# /etc/init.d/ssh restart
# /etc/init.d/ssh status

thats all, you can have sshd server. very easy how to install openssh sshd server on debian linux

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