SSH Professional

How to map/shorten hostnames for SSH connections
When SSH exec's `step ssh check-host ...` under the hood, it only accepts the host's full FQDN as a valid input.  $ step ssh check-host 1234 ; ech...
Thu, 19 May, 2022 at 1:14 PM
Can I add multiple IDPs to my smallstep instance?
It's not currently possible to configure more than one IDP per team.  Contact support if you would like an IDP removed.
Wed, 11 May, 2022 at 4:01 PM
How can I get a full list of users regardless of which servers they have access to?
There is currently no straight-forward way to do this via SSH Professional. However, there are a couple options depending on your configuration. We are curr...
Tue, 31 May, 2022 at 2:06 PM
How to upgrade the step-ssh utilities on and existing host
You can update your hosts step-ssh version in a few quick steps.  Step 1: SSH to your host as a user with root access. (Keep the hostname handy, you wil...
Tue, 17 Jan, 2023 at 2:18 PM
Can I use AllowGroups with SSH Professional?
At the moment of writing, yes with some conditions. SSH Professional does not currently support mapping groups from IdP to posix groups, assignment of g...
Tue, 30 Aug, 2022 at 9:50 AM
How do I find my CA's public SSH key?
To get a copy of your SSH CA's public user key, run: step ssh config --roots and authenticate to the SSH Professional dashboard when prompted.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2022 at 1:48 PM
How to use RSA instead of ECDSA for your SSH certificates
By default, all SSH certificates use ECDSA as their key algorithm. If you desire a different key algorithm, there's a couple steps you can follow to ach...
Thu, 19 Jan, 2023 at 3:06 PM
Registering RemoteIoT Devices with Smallstep SSH Professional
The following guide should allow you to connect to registered Raspberry Pi hosts using SSH Certificates through Smallstep SSH Professional. What you nee...
Mon, 3 Apr, 2023 at 4:13 PM