Smallstep SSH is a commercial product that delivers a complete end-to-end SSH workflow combining the benefits of modern identity providers, SSH certificates, and proven standard technologies like OpenSSH and OAuth. The Professional Edition is a managed offering that takes the open source
step-ca and adds automatic access control, end-to-end user lifecycle management, event activity logging, and reporting.
Step 1: Set up your client
Start by configuring SSH access on your laptop:
Client Quickstart Guide >
Register your hosts with Smallstep SSH:
Step 3: Set up Single Sign-on and Directory Sync
If you want to use Smallstep SSH in multi-user mode, you can sync with an identity provider:
Azure AD Quickstart Guide >
G Suite Quickstart Guide >
Establish access control rules:
Looking For Technical Details On The Product?
You can read more about the technical details of Smallstep SSH by visiting our how it works page. Learn how we protect your data, see our security page.