If people are talking about remote administration or remote access, they are probably talking about SSH, which is the real standard for remote administration on Linux. In this chapter, you learned everything you should know to manage your server remotely with SSH. However, SSH isn't the only option you can use to manage your server remotely. Another popular solution is VNC, which you can enable from YaST easily. You not only learned how to do this but also how to use VNC securely by tunneling it with SSH. Finally, you read about another useful tool, the screen command. In the next chapter, you will read how to enable lots of network services by using the Xinetd "superdaemon."
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