Linux: SSH to remote server & Networking basics for DevOps

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Spin up a remote Linode server and SSH into it

Create and add SSH keys for secure access

Learn various networking commands

Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this course, you will have a solid grasp of SSH and authenticating users and client machines to a server. You will further have a working knowledge of some of the most important Networking concepts and commands in Linux.

Skills you will develop

  • server
  • Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Networking
  • ssh
  • Keygen

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. What is SSH and how can we use it?

  2. Set up a remote server with Linode and SSH into it

  3. Add SSH keys to authorise secure connections from our computer

  4. Important networking terminology

  5. Important commands for network management

  6. Troubleshooting steps for network connection problems

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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