OpenSSH marks its fifth birthday

Tuesday, 28 September 2004, 4:11 PM EST

OpenSSH marks five years of its existence this week and a new round of internet SSH version mapping shows that it has over 88 percent of the SSH server market, Damien Miller, one of the developers, said today.

SSH or Secure Shell is a program used to log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote machine, and to move files from one machine to another. It provides strong authentication and secure communications over insecure channels. OpenSSH is a free implementation of the program.

By Sam Varghese at The Age.

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