[sf-lug] BALUG: Tu 2010-02-16: Michael Paoli on ssh and friends (ssh/scp/sftp/ssh-keygen/ssh-agent/...)

jim jim at well.com
Thu Feb 11 15:00:41 PST 2010

   this ssh talk by michael paoli seems like a good 
thing, should be informative, right down some of our 
alleys. it'll be this coming tuesday, 20100216, the 
evening following our normal third-monday-of-the-
month meeting. 
   anybody planning to go? wanna know more? maybe a 
ride pool or some such? 

On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 13:19 -0800, Michael Paoli wrote:
> BALUG: Tu 2010-02-16: Michael Paoli on ssh and friends
> (ssh/scp/sftp/ssh-keygen/ssh-agent/...)
> Bay Area Linux User Group (BALUG)
> Tuesday 6:30 P.M. 2010-02-16
> Please RSVP if you're planning to come (see further below).
> For our 2010-02-16 BALUG meeting (next Tuesday!), we're excited to
> present:
> Michael Paoli on ssh and friends (ssh/scp/sftp/ssh-keygen/ssh-agent/...)
> In this talk, Michael Paoli will cover from the introductory basics
> through to intermediate or more, on what ssh (Secure SHell) is, the need
> for it, and many of its key capabilities, and associated utilities and
> their use.  He'll also include many practical tips, guidelines, various
> security considerations and live demonstrations.  Areas to, or likely
> to be covered include:
>    o What is ssh?
>    o Why ssh?
>    o History, Open Source, & ssh
>    o The basics: how
>    o Some common Open Source clients
>    o Keys - the good, the bad and the ugly (and how to, and how not to)
>    o ssh-agent
>    o Authentication forwarding (& benefits & risks)
>    o X-11 forwarding - why, and how
>    o command arguments and tty allocation, or not
>    o port forwarding
>    o ssh & related security care and feeding
> Got a specific question or area you'd like to see covered in the
> presentation about ssh?  Michael Paoli also invites you to drop him a
> note:
> Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu
> and he'll likely add it to the talk/presentation if it's not already in
> there.
> Michael Paoli has been using ssh and friends both personally and
> professionally for over a decade.  By profession he's a Linux/Unix
> systems administrator with well over a decade of experience, and also
> has over ten years experience working in quite security conscious
> environments (e.g. major financial institution).  And for fun, he ...
> ... well, yeah, lots of Linux, etc. stuff in there too.
> So, if you'd like to join us please RSVP to:
>                rsvp at balug.org
> **Why RSVP??**
> Well, don't worry we won't turn you away, but the RSVPs really help the
> Four Seas Restaurant plan the meal and they help ensure that we'll be
> able to eat upstairs in the private banquet room.
> Meeting Details...
>                6:30pm
>                Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 2010-02-16
>                Four Seas Restaurant http://www.fourseasr.com/
>                731 Grant Ave.
>                San Francisco, CA 94108
>                Easy PARKING:
>                Portsmouth Square Garage at 733 Kearny http://www.sfpsg.com/
> Cost: The meetings are always free, but dinner is $13
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