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Replacement for ssh that automatically reuses ssh tunnels

'fsh (fast remote shell)' is a drop-in rsh-compatible replacement for ssh that automatically reuses ssh tunnels. Also included is fcp, which is a drop-in replacement for scp that uses the same tunnels. Logging in to a remote system with a cryptographic solution such as lsh or ssh takes time. This solves the problem of slow logins due to the computationally expensive key exchanges that occur when you establish a remote connection is established with a machine that has ssh or lsh.


User manual included and available in HTML format from http://www.lysator.liu.se/fsh/fsh.html


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey10 July 2002

Leaders and contributors

David Konerding Contributor
Erik Demaine Contributor
Tommi Virtanen Contributor
Per Cederqvist Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:fsh-bugs@lists.lysator.liu.se
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://bugzilla.lysator.liu.se/index.cgi

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython 1.5.2 or later
Weak prerequisiteautomake 1.5
Weak prerequisiteautoconf 2.52 or lter (both for building from CVS)
Required to useSSH

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 26 February 2017.


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