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SSH or Secure Shell is an Unix based command interface which allows you to connect to your server and allows you to perform various functions using Linux command line operations. SSH is a protocol for accessing remote computer securely.

SSH is used by many advanced users because the commands of SSH are encrypted and secured in several ways and secures both end of the connections (client and server). The connections of SSH are authenticated using digital certificates and passwords are protected by encryption.

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