0.  Meta-questions

This sections answers general questions about this document. Click here for the contents of this section.

0.1.  Where do I get this document?

The official and latest version of this HTML document is available from its official sites and mirrors.

Official sites:

United States mirror: European mirrors: If you're interested in maintaining a mirror of this document (especially for those outside of the United States), drop either of the maintainers a line.

You can also get other versions of this document:

The following versions contain both the printable version and the individual FAQ sections:

0.2.  Who maintains this document?

This document is currently maintained by Anne Carasik (anne@ipsec.com) and Steve Acheson (satch@employees.org).

0.3.   Where do I send questions, additions, corrections etc. about this document?

If you found a broken link, inaccurate information, or something to add, please send your corrections about the document to either Anne Carasik (anne@ipsec.com) or Steve Acheson (satch@employees.org). If you are looking for support, go here.

0.4.  Revision history

This FAQ is created by Anne Carasik and Steve Acheson, based off of the FAQ from Steve Acheson, which is based off of the original FAQ (which no longer exists) by Thomas Koenig.

As for the current document:

0.5.  Legalese

All information contained in this FAQ is provided "as is." All warranties, expressed, implied or statutory, concerning the accuracy of the information of the suitability for any particular use are hereby specifically disclaimed. While every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this FAQ, the authors assume(s) no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein.

Secure Shell Frequently Asked Questions may be reproduced and distributed in its entirety (including this authorship, copyright, and permission notice), provided that no charge is made for the document itself, without the author's consent. This includes "fair use" excerpts like reviews and advertising, and derivative works like translations.

In other words, use your own good judgment :-)

0.6.  Credits

Most of the credit, of course, goes to Tatu Ylönen for writing SSH and making it available to the public. Also, thanks to Sami Lehtinen and Timo Rinne for currently maintaining the current version of SSH.

Of course thanks go to Steve Acheson and Thomas König for their work in previous FAQs. Also thanks to Brian Hatch for making numerous fixes in the current FAQ.

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