42.6. Editing Client Host Options

Although the SSH Server module is primarily for configuring an SSH server, it also lets you set options that apply to all client connections made from your system using the ssh and scp commands. Options can be set for connections to all hosts, or just to a specific one. You can set the port to which to connect, the protocol to use, and local and remote ports to forward.

The settings made in this module apply to all users on your system, but can be overridden by individual users who edit their ~/.ssh/config files. This can be done manually or using Usermin, which has an SSH Client module with an identical interface to the one documented here for editing global client settings. Many of the settings do not make ...

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