How do I check SSH version?

How do I check SSH version?

On Linux, we can use ssh -v localhost or ssh -V to check the OpenSSH version currently installed.

What is the latest SSH version?

OpenSSH 8.8 was released on 2021-09-26. It is available from the mirrors listed at

  • OpenSSH 8.6 was released on 2021-04-19. It is available from the mirrors listed at
  • What are the current versions of SSH?

    OpenSSH Versions

    • OpenSSH 8.2. FEATURE: Add FIDO/U2F Support.
    • OpenSSH 8.1, released in October 2019.
    • OpenSSH 8.0, released in April 2019.
    • OpenSSH 7.9, released in October 2018.
    • OpenSSH 7.8, released in August 2018.
    • OpenSSH 7.7, released in February 2018.
    • OpenSSH 7.6, released in October 2017.
    • OpenSSH 7.5, released in March 2017.

    Is SSH A protocol?

    SSH or Secure Shell is a network communication protocol that enables two computers to communicate (c.f http or hypertext transfer protocol, which is the protocol used to transfer hypertext such as web pages) and share data.

    Is port 22 secure?

    Avoid Port 22 Port 22 is the standard port for SSH connections. If you use a different port, it adds a little bit of security through obscurity to your system. Security through obscurity is never considered a true security measure, and I have railed against it in other articles.

    Is SSH version 2 secure?

    SSH is a secure method for remote access to router/switch. SSH requires a RSA public/private key pair. SSH version 2 is more secure than version 1.

    What is the command to configure SSH version 2?

    Steps to configure SSH: Configure the router hostname using command “hostname”. Configure the domain name using command “ip domain-name”. Generate public and private keys using command “crypto key generate rsa”. Create a user in the local database using command “username…

    How do I enable SSH on my Nexus switch?

    SSH Example Configuration

    1. Generate an SSH server key. switch(config)# ssh key rsa generating rsa key(1024 bits)…..
    2. Enable the SSH server. switch# configure terminal switch(config)# feature ssh.
    3. Display the SSH server key.
    4. Specify the SSH public key in Open SSH format.
    5. Save the configuration.

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