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SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition by Robert G. Byrnes, Richard E. Silverman, Daniel J. Barrett

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ssh and scp Keywords

OpenSSH

Tectia

Keyword

Value

Meaning

#

Any text

Comment line

 

AddressFamily

any | inet | inet6

Set IP address type

 

AllowAgentForwarding

Yes/no

Same as ForwardAgent

 

AllowedAuthentications

Auth types

Permitted authentication techniques

 

AuthenticationNotify

Yes/no

Print message on stdout on successful authentication

 

AuthenticationSuccessMsg

Yes/no

Print message on stderr on successful authentication

BatchMode

Yes/no

Disable prompting

 

BindAddress

Interface

Select a network interface

 

Cert.DODPKI

Yes/no

Certificates must be DoD PKI-compliant

 

Cert.EndpointIdentityCheck

Yes/no

Verify server hostname versus certificate

 

Cert.RSA.Compat.HashScheme

md5/sha1

Set hash compatibility

 

ChallengeResponseAuthentication

Yes/no

Enable challenge-response authentication

 

CheckHostIP

Yes/no

Detect DNS spoofing

1

 

Cipher

Cipher

Request encryption cipher

2

Ciphers

Cipher_ list

Supported encryption ciphers

ClearAllForwardings

Yes/no

Ignore any specified forwarding

Compression

Yes/no

Enable data compression

 

CompressionLevel

0-9

Select compression algorithm

 

ConnectionAttempts

# attempts

# of retries by client

 

ConnectTimeout

Time

Timeout for connecting to SSH server

 

ControlMaster

Yes/no/ask

Enable connection sharing

 

ControlPath

Socket

Location of socket for connection sharing

 

DebugLogFile

Filename

File for debug messages

 

DefaultDomain

Domain

Specify domain name

 

DisableVersionFallback

Yes/no

Compatibility with old versions ...

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