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Old 12-29-2013, 06:10 PM   #1
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LXer: SSH in 2 steps on Linux with Google Authenticator


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Many security policies require you to change the port number of the SSH service to ensure greater security in a Linux system. Situation now used throughout the IT world and used mostly by users who have their own private server. Today I want to show you how to add another security layer without having to change the SSH port. To do this we’ll incorporate the famous Google Authenticator to our ssh service, in this way we’ll have a safe, two steps security, by entering our password and the combination given from the GA application. Let’s see how to do this…

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Those people are allowing remote root logins and now tell me that a good way to make a server more secure is to install Google software?
Wow, easy way for Google to get access to all those systems.
 
  


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