How do I start the SSH server on Fedora?
Author: Deron Eriksson
Description: This tutorial demonstrates how to start the SSH server on Fedora.
Tutorial created using: Fedora 12
On Fedora, the status of the SSH server can be determined via:
service sshd status
The service can be started by:
service sshd start
The service can be stopped by:
service sshd stop
The status and start commands are demonstrated below:
The system can now be connected to remotely via an SSH client, such as PuTTY for Windows.
As demonstrated here, I am able to successfully log on to the system.
If you'd like the SSH server to start up when the system starts up, you can do so via the "chkconfig" command. The following command lists the runlevels that the sshd daemon will be started at.
chkconfig --list sshd
The following command sets the runlevels of the sshd daemon to 2, 3, 4, and 5.
chkconfig --level 2345 sshd on
The "chkconfig --list sshd" command execution is shown here: