SSH (Wordhole)

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This is an entry for 'SSH' for the Wordhole Glossary.


  1. Short for 'Secure Shell'. The Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol is a protocol for secure remote login and other secure network services over an insecure network. (From RFC4251 Standard)
  2. Short for 'Stichting Studentenhuisvesting', used in reference to SSH Student Housing, an organisation providing a total of 19.000 student accomodations in the Dutch cities Amersfoort, Groningen, Rotterdam, Zeist, Bunnik, Tilburg, Utrecht en Zwolle. May also refer to SSH&, a similar organisation providing student housing in Arnhem and Nijmegen.

Application (as used by us)

We use SSH for remote login our Raspberry Pi server Chop Chop.


Application (other contexts)

Aside from remote login and command line manipulation, SSH has seen a plethora of other uses, including:

  • Automatic (passwordless) login (e.g. using OpenSSH)
  • File Transfer (e.g. using scp)
  • Port forwarding
  • Tunneling

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See also

Chop Chop