OpenSSH is a suite of secure systems administration utilities dependent on the Secure Shell (SSH) convention, which gives a protected channel over an unbound system in a customer server engineering, OpenSSH began as a fork of the free SSH program created by Tatu Ylönen; later forms of Ylönen’s SSH were exclusive programming offered by SSH Communications Security, OpenSSH was first discharged in 1999, and is at present evolved as a feature of the OpenBSD working framework.
In this post, We will Install OpenSSH Server on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 20.04
Step 1: Update System
You need to update the current ubuntu repository and use the following command.
$ sudo apt-get update
Step 2: Install Open SSH Server
To install openssh server, You need to use the given command.
$ sudo apt-get install openssh-server -y
Step 3: Get Service Status
By default, SSH server is on running state and enable on boot the ssh service, To verify that you need to use the following command for that.
$ sudo systemctl status sshd