ssh [man page] - OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program)
ssh [-1246AaCfgKkMNnqsTtVvXxY] [-b bind_address] [-c cipher_spec] [-D [bind_address:]port] [-e escape_char] [-F configfile] [-i identity_file] [-L [bind_address:] port:host:hostport] [-l login_name] [-m mac_spec] [-O ctl_cmd] [-o option] [-p port] [-R [bind_address:] port:host:hostport] [-S ctl_path] [-w tunnel:tunnel] [user@]hostname [command]
-l login_name -v Verbose mode. Causes ssh to print debugging messages about its progress. This is helpful in debugging connection, authentication, and configuration problems. Multiple -v options increase the verbosity. The maximum is 3.
ssh to a box with an IP Address 192.168.148.142 and as user root:
ssh -l root 192.168.148.142
Feel free to specify host name instead of IP address. To ssh to linuxconfig.org_remote as a root user we can use:
For troubleshooting your ssh service use -vvv option as follows:
ssh -vvv _remote