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Linux Essentials for Cybersecurity, First Edition by William Rothwell, Denise Kinsey

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Chapter 22 Connecting to Remote Systems

Several different types of network servers can be found on most networks, and you will need to be able to create connections to these servers and maintain them. Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) servers provide database-like access to key network information, such as network users and groups. File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers are used to transfer files between systems. When you need to connect to any remote Linux system in order to run commands on that system, Secure Shell (SSH) is the most common method.

This chapter discusses the essential setup and configuration of these servers as well as how to connect and communicate with each from the client side.

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