It’s a secret

One of your customers has asked for a secure interactive terminal connection for the management of a router. What encrypted communication protocol could they use to provide this requirement?

A) ssh

B) telnet

C) scp

D) sftp

E) Dick Tracy Decoder Ring

The answer: A) ssh

The Secure Shell protocol provides the encrypted link you’ll need to keep your terminal sessions private. To use this protocol, you’ll need an application like PuTTY.

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