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20.7. Additional Resources
For more information about SSH, refer to the following resources.
20.7.1. Installed Documentation
/usr/share/doc/openssh-<version-number>/directory — Replace <version-number> with the installed version of the OpenSSH package. This directory contains a README with basic information about the OpenSSH project and a file called
RFC.nroffwith general information about the SSH protocol.
- SSH related man pages — There are a number of man pages for the various applications and configuration files involved with SSH. The following is a list of some of the more important man pages.
- Client Applications
man ssh— Describes how to use this command to connect to an SSH server.
man scp— Describes how to use this command to copy files to and from an SSH server.
man sftp— Describes how to use this command to interactively copy files to and from and SSH server.
- Server Applications
man sshd— Describes available command line options for the SSH server.
- Configuration Files
man ssh_config— Describes the format and options available within the configuration file for SSH clients.
man sshd_config— Describes the format and options available within the configuration file for the SSH server.