Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Shell In A Box – A Web-Based SSH Terminal to Access Remote Linux Servers

Shell In A Box (pronounced as shellinabox) is a web based terminal emulator . It has built-in web server that runs as a web-based SSH client on a specified port and prompt you a web terminal emulator to access and control your Linux Server SSH Shell remotely using any AJAX/JavaScript and CSS enabled browsers without the need of any additional browser plugins such as FireSSH.

RHEL/CentOS 6 32-64 Bit

## RHEL/CentOS 6 32-Bit ##
# wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

## RHEL/CentOS 6 64-Bit ##
# wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
# rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

# vi /etc/sysconfig/shellinaboxd

# TCP port that shellinboxd's webserver listens on- Which ever you need , here I am choosing port 80

# specify the IP address of a destination SSH server
OPTS="-s /:SSH:"

# if you want to restrict access to shellinaboxd from localhost only
OPTS="-s /:SSH: --localhost-only"

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