Configuring AMP to only accept SSHv2

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By default AMP will accept SSH v1 and v2 connection. If you wish to restrict command line access to SSHv2 you will need to edit a config file from the command line of AMP. 

The file you want to edit is /etc/ssh/sshd_config. In the file there is a section that says:

#Port 22
#Protocol 2,1 
#ListenAddress ::

You will want to edit it to say:

#Port 22
Protocol 2 
#ListenAddress ::

Please follow the instructions below. They will walk you through editing and saving the file.

1. SSH into AMP or login to the physical terminal.

2. navigate to /etc/ssh

cd /etc/ssh

3. open the file with vi

vi sshd_config

4. use the arrow keys to get to the appropriate line and type i to enter
insert mode


5. delete the # sign and the ,1 at the end of the line.

6. exit insert mode by pressing escape


7. write the file and quit vi using the :wq command


If vi gets into a wierd state hit escape a few times and then :q! to quit
without writting the file.

8. Once the file has been written restart the sshd service.

service sshd restart

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