Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
If you’re logging into a remote machine via SSH, then chances are, you’re typing in some pretty verbose commands to complete the connection. Mostly these commands specify the user, hostname of the remote machine, and the port number that you’re connecting through. While you could easily create an alias to do the work for you and shorten the command a little, there’s another option that’s even more elegant for connecting to remote machines: Using the SSH Config File.