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Open source ssh library for java?

 
Amandeep Singh
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I am using telnet to connect to UNIX machines, to execute remote code. I used apache commons net library.

Since telnet is insecure, I made my mind to use SSH.

I am looking for SSH open source library. Is there any such open source SSH java library? I would be using java client to SSH unix machine.

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JSch is pretty much the only game in town. The error handling isn't as good as you'd like, but it has broad support for many important features including Kerberos authentication.
 
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Ernest Friedman-Hill wrote:JSch is pretty much the only game in town.


There is also the 'ganymed' library http://www.ganymed.ethz.ch/ssh2/ . A few year ago I compared the 'jcraft', 'ganymed' and the IBM (not open source but free-ish) libraries. Because of the IBM name, I expected the IBM ssh library to be the best but was disappointed because I kept getting unexplained random exceptions. The 'ganymed' library was easy to use but lacks some sophistication. In my simple non-exhaustive and non-formal test the jcraft product came out best. If you have time then these other products are worth testing but be careful of the IBM licence.

 
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Try jcabi-ssh, which is a very simple and convenient wrapper of JSch
 
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