Mastering Secure Shell (SSH)

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Mastering Secure Shell (SSH)

Working with SSH is made easy for Linux Admins & DevOps Engineers! & Amazon AWS EC2 Linux Instance Setup!

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

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Course Description

This course is specially designed to enhance and add value to Linux Admins and DevOps Engineers skill-set. The course starts with the basics and goes into the advanced concepts to become a PRO.


  • SSH History.

  • Basic SSH usage.

  • Running commands on a remote machine.

  • Running a local script on a remote machine.

  • Transferring files and folders to & from remote machines.

  • Understanding Public/Private Key concepts.

  • Generating Key-pair and using them for passwordless authentication.

  • OpenSSH Server installation & learn to Start, Stop, and Restart.

  • Port Forwarding/Tunneling.

  • X11 Forwarding.

  • SSH Configuration & Related files.

  • Securing OpenSSH

  • *** NEW *** Create a Linux Virtual Machine (EC2) in Amazon AWS & SSH into your own AWS Linux Machine.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge to become a SSH power user.
  • Transferring files & directories using SSH
  • Port Forwarding/Tunneling
  • Generating and Using key-pair (Public & Private Keys)
  • Accessing GUI applications running on remote Linux Machine
  • SSH Installation
  • Securing and Hardening SSH Server


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Linux & Windows Basics
  • VirtualBox Environment & Usage familiarity
  • Two or more Virtual Machines running Ubuntu
  • ( Optional ) Putty Familiarity
Mastering Secure Shell (SSH)


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

3 Lectures
  • play icon Course Introduction 01:51 01:51
  • play icon Course Requirements 01:38 01:38
  • play icon Lab Environment 02:23 02:23
Little SSH History, Background & a quick demo
3 Lectures
SSH Usage Basics
7 Lectures
File Transfer using SSH (SCP & SFTP)
3 Lectures
Understanding Public/Private Keys
6 Lectures
SSH Server Setup
3 Lectures
Understanding Jump Server (A.K.A Bastion Host)
2 Lectures
Port Tunneling
3 Lectures
X11 Forwarding
5 Lectures
Securing SSH
2 Lectures
Using SSH tools/commands
6 Lectures

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