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How to Authenticate an SSH session in LabVIEW with LabSSH


This article will cover the various authentication methods in the SSH protocol, and how to authenticate an SSH session in LabVIEW using the LabSSH toolkit. A simple VI example will be provided at the end.

The authentication methods to be covered are:

  1. Plain password authentication
  2. Public key authentication using a private key file
  3. Agent-based authentication
  4. Keyboard-interactive authentication, also known as challenge-response authentication.

Every example shown in this article pertains ...

What's new in LabSSH 2.6?

LabSSH 2.6 has been released! Here's what's new:

  • Added support for LabVIEW 2018
  • Allow timeout values of 0 in SH Read.vi
  • Various cosmetic changes

This upgrade is free of charge to all existing LabSSH customers. Keep reading to find out more.

LabSSH 2.5 is Now Available

We're pleased to announce the availability of LabSSH v2.5! This upgrade is completely free for all customers, and is fully backwards-compatible with existing 2.x installations.

We've packed a lot into this release to make hearty, chunky, meaty, and delicious! Check out the new features we've added:

LabSSH 2.4 is Now Available

Well, LabVIEW 2017 has been released, and that means LabSSH is right here to support the latest and greatest LabVIEW. This upgrade is FREE to all existing LabSSH customers.

v2.4.0 is a minor release, which means it retains backwards-compatibility with previous 2.x version.

Here's what's new: