June 12, 2009

Tip: Fixing Your Servers From the Middle of Muddy Fields

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Article Source LinuxPlanet

Modern mobile phones and PDAs have increasingly sophisticated data/internet connectivity. This is particularly great for browsing the web on the train, but it's also good for keeping an eye on your servers while you're out and about. (I once fixed my web server from the middle of a muddy field at the Glastonbury Festival, which I thought was quite good going.) Here's a quick roundup of SSH applications available for various platforms.

  • G1 Android: ConnectBot (or get from Marketplace). Includes support for SSH keys, which is useful on a mobile platform where you may need to reconnect occasionally.
  • Palm/Treo devices: pSSH. SSH2 for Palm OS 5 and up; TuSSH is another alternative if you want SSH1 or Palm OS 4...

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