Setup OpenSSH server on CentOS

Hi All,

I want to set-up an OpenSSH server on Linux VM - CentOS.

I have to configure the service in such a way that can only support public keys for authentication. Kindly provide me the exacts steps if possible.

Thanks
searchsanjaysharmaAsked:
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Khandakar Ashfaqur RahmanExpert/ConsultantCommented:
Please check the following link:
http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/centos-ssh/
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Gabriel OrozcoSolution ArchitectCommented:
Hi searchsanjaysharma

just type this as root:
yum install openssh-server.i386 (or .x86_64 if your CentOS is 64 bits)
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SandyCommented:
After installing openssh, just make below change in config file

#vim /etc/ssh/sshd_config

PasswordAuthentication no

:wq

# service sshd restart

Also put your public key inside auth_keys.
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