APPENDIX B

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PuTTY and SSH Implementation for Linux-Based Clients

In the section “Key-Based Authentication Using PuTTY” in Chapter 4, you reviewed how PuTTY can effectively be used for key-based authentication for a Windows-based client. What about key-based authentication for Linux-based clients? The answer is PuTTY again.

You can download the Linux-based version of PuTTY from various sources. I used rpm (Red Hat Package Manager, a package management system used for software distribution in Linux domain) for the latest PuTTY version (0.63) for CentOS 6.2; the file is putty-0.63-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm. You can download the rpm from various sources; ...

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