OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. Additionally, OpenSSH provides secure tunneling capabilities and several authentication methods, and supports all SSH protocol versions.
- There is no gui for connection management.
- Totally standardized on all platforms (ok, not Windows, but catching up there).
- Up to date. One of the most trustworthy dev teams on the intenet.