Getting Started with OpenSSH Key Management

In various tutorials throughout the history of LearnLinuxTV, we’ve gone over the importance of using public keys with OpenSSH. But what do you do when you have multiple clients you work with, how do you manage keys between them? In this video, we’ll go through an example scenario where we have three clients, and we need to maintain multiple SSH keys for each.

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Resetting OpenSSH Host Keys (the easy method)

When creating a deployment image or template for distributing Linux to devices or servers, it’s a good idea to make sure that you reset the host keys for SSH. In this video, I’ll show you an easy method I found for automating this.

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You can find the systemd unit file I used in the video here.

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The Homelab Show Episode 35 – OpenSSH

In episode 35 of The Homelab Show, Jay and Tom discuss the essentials of OpenSSH. OpenSSH itself is the standard for remote management in Linux, and it’s the most convenient way of managing servers without having to stand in front of the rack. Of course, with great power comes great responsibility, so core security topics surrounding OpenSSH are covered as well.

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The Homelab Show Episode 29: Bastion Server

Setting up a Bastion Server can be a useful method of gaining access to your Homelab from external networks. In addition, it’s also a popular attack target for intruders. In this episode, Tom and Jay discuss what a Bastion Server is, and some recommended adjustments to help make it more secure.

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Thanks to Linode for sponsoring this episode.