Secure Shell (SSH) Client for R

Connect to a remote server over SSH to transfer files via SCP, setup a secure tunnel, or run a command or script on the host while streaming stdout and stderr directly to the client.


News

0.6

  • Bugfix release: fix hardcoded string passwords

0.5

  • Import key management functions from the new 'credentials' package
  • Refactor password callback to avoid jumping on error
  • Fix a bug with reading the new openssh pem keys
  • Disconnect session immediately on startup/authentication errors
  • Raise a warning when the GC collects an ssh session which is still connected.
  • Rename ssh_info() to ssh_session_info()
  • ssh_tunnel() now closes listen port when interrupted while waiting

0.4:

  • Fix for security problem with latest openssh-server
  • Windows/Mac: update libssh to 0.8.6
  • Use new 'askpass' package for password and passphrase prompts
  • Use new ssh_session_is_known_server() api on libssh 0.8 and up
  • Fix bug that would write key to known_hosts for each connection
  • Add support for parsing ipv6 ip-address

0.3:

  • Windows/Mac: update libssh to 0.8.3
  • Fix GCC 8 compiler warnings
  • Don't use deprecated function on libssh 0.8+

0.2:

  • Initial release

Reference manual

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install.packages("ssh")

0.6 by Jeroen Ooms, 6 months ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/ssh


Authors: Jeroen Ooms [aut, cre]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


MIT + file LICENSE license


Imports credentials, askpass

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, spelling, sys, testthat, mongolite

System requirements: libssh >= 0.6.0 (the original, not libssh2)


Imported by qsub.

Suggested by analogsea.


See at CRAN