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Is OpenSSH using OpenSSL to encrypt traffic? Or something else?

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This is not strictly a duplicate, however this earlier question is probably relevant to help explain the concepts. security.stackexchange.com/questions/1599/… –  user185 Apr 29 '11 at 23:01
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OpenSSH is a program depending on OpenSSL the library, specifically OpenSSH uses the libcrypto part of OpenSSL.

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