Using Keeper Commander with SSH connections

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Keeper Commander can launch SSH connections utilizing content and metadata stored in a Keeper Vault record. The ssh command is used to make SSH connections. To use this command, pass it a record that holds the SSH connection details.

ssh command

Command: ssh

Detail: Establishes connection to external server using SSH.


record UID or path to a record

The SSH command is compatible with "SSH Key" and "Server" type records.

optionally a SSH endpoint in the following format:


If no record is provided to the ssh command, all the compatible records in your vault will be listed


Make a connection

ssh qTUzddtffRvsS1L8_ytO1A

See compatible records

My Vault> ssh
  #  Record UID              Type               Title                     Description
---  ----------------------  -----------------  ------------------------  -----------------------------------
  1  xwwCv4We6JqYaw3qMdykYw  serverCredentials  Connection                My_Login @
  2  qTUzddtffRvsS1L8_ytO1A  sshKeys            SSH Connection            My_Connection_Login @

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