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SSHDog is your go-anywhere lightweight SSH server. Written in Go, it aims to be a portable SSH server that you can drop on a system and use for remote access without any additional configuration.

Useful for:

  • Tech support
  • Backup SSHD
  • Authenticated remote bind shells

Supported features:

  • Windows & Linux
  • Configure port, host key, authorized keys
  • Pubkey authentication (no passwords)
  • Port forwarding
  • SCP (but no SFTP support)

Example usage:

% go build .
% ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 2048 -N '' -f config/ssh_host_rsa_key
% echo 2222 > config/port
% cp ~/.ssh/ config/authorized_keys
% rice append --exec sshdog
% ./sshdog
[DEBUG] Adding hostkey file: ssh_host_rsa_key
[DEBUG] Adding authorized_keys.
[DEBUG] Listening on :2222
[DEBUG] Waiting for shutdown.
[DEBUG] select...

Author: David Tomaschik

This is not a Google product, merely code that happens to be owned by Google.