Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope

SSHD may refer to any of the following:

1.A daemon that implements the Secure Shell protocol, sshd acts as a server; providing encrypted communication between two hosts and is typically used in conjunction with the client software ssh. The sshd starts when the system boots, then listens for connections. It forks a new daemon for each established connection and the daemon handles the exchange of keys, encryption, authentication, command execution, and data exchange.

Related pages

  • OpenSSH, a free, open-source implementation of SSH

2. SSHD may also refer to a Solid-State Hybrid Drive.

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