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Free implementation of the SSH2 protocol

OpenSSH is a full implementation the SSH 2 protocol, including sftp client and server support. The portable version of this SSH suite is re-packaged by the OpenBSD project.


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey23 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Damien Miller Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloerVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to useOpenSSL 0.9.6 or later
Required to usezlib

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 August 2016.


"Develoer" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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