Git Tutorials

SSH

Learn Git: Git SSH

Beginner Git Tutorial

Git SSH, or secure shell, is a network protocol for safely encrypting any data pushed from a computer to a server over the Internet.

Watch this beginner Git tutorial video to learn how SSH works to safely login to remote machines, securely transmit files, and safely issue remote Git commands. Additionally, see the science behind SSH keys and how they work to encrypt data.

You will also see an example of how SSH works in the GitKraken Git client as GitKraken works as an SSH agent for an additional layer of security and convenience by communicating with the SSH server on your behalf.