Encrypted NFS with OpenSSH,
SysAdmin, March 2002
An article on securing NFS with OpenSSH for secure file
sharing over a network on UNIX and Linux system servers and
Editors' Choice Awards,
Linux Journal, Issue 92
Communications Tool: OpenSSH.
"It's convenient, stable, and a real pleasure to set up and administer."
Building OpenSSH on Mac OS X 10.0.1,
Stepwise, March 21, 2001
Guide for building OpenSSH on Mac OS X 10.0.1
Linux Weekly News, February 22, 2001
Linux Weekly News notices that OpenSSH 2.5.1 is released.
Tatu Ylönen requests OpenSSH to change its name,
Linux Today, February 14, 2001
SSH Claims Trademark Infringement by OpenSSH,
Slashdot, February 14, 2001
Secure Shell: Ärger um das Markenzeichen "SSH",
Heise Online, February 14, 2001
OpenSSH: Let the community decide trademark fight,
NewsForge, February 14, 2001
OpenSSH: the five-year trademark itch,
The Register, February 14, 2001
What's in a Name?, Security Portal, February 14, 2001
SSH Communications opens SSH trademark issue,
Linux Weekly News, February 14, 2001
SSH's Ylönen: OpenSSH's trademark violation just hit my radar screen,
NewsForge, February 15, 2001
The ssh vs. OpenSSH Trademark Battle, Next Round,
Slashdot, February 15, 2001
Ylönen: We own ssh trademark, but here's a proposal,
NewsForge, February 16, 2001
Open source's quiet revenge
ZDnet News, February 21, 2001
Updates on the ssh trademark issue,
Linux Weekly News, February 22, 2001
Open source of contention--SSH!,
ZDNet News, February 26, 2001
Ssh! Don't use that trademark,
CNET News.com, February 26, 2001
OpenSSH: No news is good news in trademark dispute,
NewsForge, March 7, 2001
Numerous news articles follow after Tatu Ylönen sends
a series of letters and legal papers
accusing OpenSSH of violating a trademark held by
Secure Shell FAQs, O'Reilly Network, January 25, 2001
Top ten questions and usability tips from Richard Silverman, coauthor of
SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide, also known as the Snail book.
2.3 And SSH Secure Shell 2.4, Planet IT, January 9, 2001
OpenSSH 2.3 vs. SSH Communications 2.4 under Linux, a review by Pete Loshin.
Red Hat 7.0 Review,
FreeOS.com, December 24, 2000
Just in time for the shopping frenzy, Red Hat Linux now includes OpenSSH.
Uses of OpenSSH: Part I, Linux Journal, December 14, 2000
Paranoid Penguin columnist Mick Bauer gives a quick description of the history
of OpenSSH, then writes about the cool things you can do with it.
Part 2, FreeOS.com, December 13, 2000
In a continuing series of how-to articles, Trevor Warren lists more proactive
security measures for Linux, including OpenSSH.
with Kurt Seifried of SecurityPortal.com, Linux Security Brasil,
December 4, 2000
In an interview by Renato Murilo Langona, security columnist and researcher
Kurt Seifried lists OpenSSH among his indispensable security tools.
- Protect Your Data with OpenSSH,
Linux Magazine, December 2000
An introduction to secure communications using OpenSSH, by Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier (paper only for now).
Tux Safe, Sm@rt Partner, ZD Net, November 30, 2000
"All of the "r" services (rsh, rlogin and rcp) should be removed
entirely and replaced, if necessary, with OpenSSH. If possible, OpenSSH also
should replace telnet and ftp", writes David Raikow.
OpenSSH, a secure alternative , FreeOS, November 21, 2000
Mayank Sarup gives step-by-step guide to installing OpenSSH and its supporting
packages, Zlib and OpenSSL.
Building OpenSSH 2.3.0 on Mac OS X Public Beta,
stepwise.com, November 18, 2000
Another platform for OpenSSH! Scott Anguish notes that the system comes with
a not-for-commercial-use version of SSH, so he walks the reader through the
steps necessary to install and configure OpenSSH.
Installing and Configuring OpenSSH,
SysAdmin Magazine, October 2000
Matt Lesko gives a concise yet thorough tutorial on OpenSSH, its beginnings,
installation and dependencies, and use. Also covers add-ons and some
Kostenlos geschützt, FreeX Magazin, 4. Quartal 2000 (in German)
Dr. Bernhard Röhrig provides a complete technical article on OpenSSH,
including detailed instructions on installing it with the necessary
dependencies under Linux, how it works and how to use it. He also covers scp
and port tunneling.
[FreeX's home page
doesn't reprint the issue articles.]
RSA Algorithm Released: Update, Security Portal, September 7, 2000
Kurt Seifried does a credible job of sorting through the confusion surrounding
the RSA patent, and to RSA Inc.'s announcement that it is releasing it into the
public domain. He cites OpenSSH as one of many programs that will benefit from
the additional freedom.
Reference Guide to Creating a Remote Log Server, Linux Security, August 22, 2000
OpenSSH is a major component in a secure remote log server described in detail by
Eric Hines and Fyodor Yarochkin.
SSH Communications changes ssh licence, Linux Weekly News, August 17, 2000
SSH changed the licence on ssh again! The new "free software people can use
our software freely" licence is similar to the new Motif licence. Perhaps
they have realized that you may as well give software to the people who are not
going to buy it. In the meantime, most of those people are going to choose
boosts Linux security, Network World Fusion, August 14, 2000
OpenSSH is part of Red Hat's plans to improve the security of their
forthcoming 7.0 pinstripe Linux release.
The Truth About
Security, The OutRider Computing Journal, August, 2000
Jason Fink writes a minimalist guide to security for those in too much of
a rush to appreciate the finer points. One of his recommendations is to
use secure protocols for Internet communications, e.g. OpenSSH.
Interview: Theo de Raadt, Sécurité.org, July 26, 2000
Nicolas Fischbach caught up to Theo de Raadt at CanSecWest in Vancouver a while
back, and the resulting interview discusses Secure by Default and the genesis
SSH, Mandrake User, July 14, 2000
Tom Berger writes an extensive OpenSSH tutorial for new users.
SSH 1.2.30 released,
new restrictive license, Linux Weekly News, July 13, 2000
The latest release of SSH.COM's SSH1 offering gets a tepid welcome.
"If you haven't already moved over to using OpenSSH, available under a
fully free license, this is a good time consider it". There is further
commentary in this article
in the weekly security pages.
Cinderella story, ZDNet News, July 10, 2000
Veteran writer Stephan Somogyi tells the tale of a group of
"less-than-gruntled" developers who wrote the only unencumbered
open source implementation of SSH1 and SSH2.
Why do vendors
ship us junk they wouldn't use?, Security Portal, July 5, 2000
Kurt Seifried takes Linux vendors to task for -- among other sins -- shipping
telnet enabled by default, and no SSH.
in the home - everywhere in the home, OS Opinion, July, 2000
Peter Colijn, a high school student in Calgary, AB, explains how Linux
provides an affordable learning platform at home. "It's also
running OpenSSH so I can login from my school to check my e-mail
(yes, our high school has about 10 Linux boxes, also running
OpenSSH)", he writes.
OpenSSH 2.1.1 released, Linux Weekly News, June 15, 2000
As part of the release announcement, editor Liz Coolbaugh interviews Theo de Raadt on
OpenSSH becoming a sort of underground success.
guide to OpenSSH, LAN Systems Gazette, June 10, 2000
Vince Hillier gives a tutorial on building and using OpenSSH on various Linux
FTP, Telnet and other evil daemons, ZDNet Help & How-To, June 2000
Henry Kingman gives basic inetd security pointers and says you should replace
Telnet and FTP with more modern tools like ssh and scp. Because of the
"weird" licence on SSH, commercial users should look at OpenSSH or
lsh, he writes.
Building a Secure
Gateway System, Linux Gazette, June 2000
Chris Stoddard details the components for building a secure gateway system,
- SSH: From
Secure Administration to Virtual Private Networking, ISP Planet,
May 16, 2000
"If you're still administering *NIX servers over the Internet using rsh
or telnet, stop right now," says author Lisa Phifer in the lead sentence
of her article. She then proceeds to show that it's not a big deal to
set up an OpenSSH 2.1 (SSH2) server and tests compatibility with three
commercial Windows clients. She also looks at simple VPN configurations.
advanced technology: the gathering, NTK Now, May 12, 2000
This take-no-prisoners online zine credits the "Knights of OpenSSH" for the
ability to connect to servers from insecure cyber-cafe terminals. The wire
is secure, but what about those pesky keystroke loggers? No problem,
they say, just use S/KEY one-time passwords with ssh.
OpenSSH now supports the SSH 2 protocol,
Linux Weekly News, May 4, 2000
Once again, Linux Weekly News beats the rest of the media, and notices that
OpenSSH now supports the SSH 2 protocol. Kudos to them for remembering the
history of SSH 2 correctly...
About SSH - Part II: OpenSSH, Security Portal, February 28, 2000
Seán Boran wraps up his look at SSH with an article devoted to
OpenSSH running on OpenBSD, Linux and Solaris. He is very supportive of
the OpenSSH project and its goals.
About SSH - Part 1, Security Portal, February 14, 2000
A two-part article on SSH by security consultant Seán Boran. Part one
explains what SSH is, why you should use it and how to get it onto your
Linux or BSD system. The article also surveys the various commercial and
free implementations including OpenSSH. Part two, to be published later,
promises to focus on OpenSSH.
Open Source Security Tools,
Information Security, February 2000
OpenSSH is listed as one of the many open source security tools.
2.6 - new features,
Security Portal, February 9, 2000
OpenSSH is mentioned as part of Kurt Seifried's review of OpenBSD 2.6.
Opening up, government style, ZDNet, January 24, 2000
Linux columnist Evan Leibovitch discusses the possible ramifications
for open source software of the recently relaxed US government rules
governing crypto exports. However, even if Linux distributions were able
to freely export strong cryptography, he notes the RSA patent still
makes it difficult to use OpenSSH and the OpenSSL library in the USA.
How SSH was freed,
Daemonnews, December 1, 1999
Daemonnews reports about the creation of OpenSSH.
Turning on the Zedz, ZDNet, November 2, 1999
Linux columnist Evan Leibovitch delves into the byzantine realm of US
cryptography export regulations, and mentions OpenSSH as one of the
freely available packages that can be imported into, but not exported
from the USA.