How to use Upswift Remote Access tool (port forwarding) to accessing Linux device SSH remotely from anywhere.
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Step 1 - Select the desired Linux edge device
Using the Choose Device menu, select the desired device you wish to connect to.
Step 2 - Select SSH port for your device. By default, SSH connections are routed through port 22. (If you are using OpenSSH with a port other than 22, you may need to enter that port here.)
Step 3 - Click OPEN SESSION and confirm your choice.
Step 4 - Wait till your custom URL is provisioned and click Copy to clipboard or note down the hostname and the port.
Step 5 - Open a terminal window (command prompt, terminal or powershell if you’re using Microsoft Windows), and type in the following command, and press Enter.
ssh <username>@<hostname> -p <port>
Here is an example of a SSH ready command:
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -p 24947
Where the parameters are:
Step 6 - Run the ssh command you have created, and enter your device Linux user password right away:
If your credentials are correct, then you’ll be successfully connected to your device through a secure SSH connection.