Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Secure Communication using SSH Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Secure Communication using SSH

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure Network on CentOS
  • Perform Basic Configuration for the OpenSSH Server
  • Connect with the OpenSSH Server

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 110.1 Perform security administration tasks
  • CompTIA: 3.1 Given a scenario, apply or acquire the appropriate user and/or group permissions and ownership.
  • CompTIA: 4.4 Given a scenario, analyse and troubleshoot application and hardware issues.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Secure Communication Using SSH

In the old days, telnet was used to establish remote connectivity with another server. The key problem was that telnet did not secure the communication over an unsecured channel, such as the Internet. SSH secures the communication even if it is taking place over the Internet.

In this exercise, you will learn to secure communication using SSH.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure Network on CentOS
  • Perform Basic Configuration for the OpenSSH Server
  • Connect with the OpenSSH Server

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