How many of you use SSH to manage your server?

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  • GitHub repo Nebula

    A scalable overlay networking tool with a focus on performance, simplicity and security

    I'm using Slack Nebula as a simple VPN mechanism. Nebula is how I network all of my computers together. It works 90% of the time (until you have other VPNs on, like work VPNs, then it can get confused, but hey).

  • GitHub repo Pritunl

    Enterprise VPN server as the VPN server and a "roadwarrior" setup for my phone, laptop, and portable router help me route all my traffic through to my home network and out again when I stay away from home.

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  • GitHub repo endlessh

    SSH tarpit that slowly sends an endless banner

    I'm also a fan of

  • GitHub repo centos8-post-install

    CentOS 8 Streams post install steps

    I wrote myself a small guide loosely based on the NIST security checklist for new servers running RHEL/CentOS/Rocky 8, but the SSH components parts may still be usable in other OSes.

  • GitHub repo mistborn

  • GitHub repo ssh-audit

    SSH server & client auditing (banner, key exchange, encryption, mac, compression, compatibility, security, etc) (by jtesta)

    And an audit script to check your server:

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