Getting Started with Smallstep SSH
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.
Before you begin, register for a smallstep account if you haven't already.
Start by configuring SSH access on your laptop:
Register your hosts with Smallstep SSH:
If you want to use Smallstep SSH in multi-user mode, you can sync with an identity provider. Note: Single Sign-on through your identity provider requires SSH Professional + Team level account or higher. [Click here for more pricing information] (/sso-ssh/pricing/#pricing).
Establish access control rules:
You can read more about the technical details of Smallstep SSH by visiting our how it works page.