Open Source Project Ports: libssh2

One of the highlights of our wolfCrypt library is its exceptional portability, which allows wolfSSL’s team of engineers to frequently add new ports! Stay tuned for the rest of our blog series on the latest open source project ports over the next few weeks.

This week, we’re showcasing libssh2! We have integrated wolfSSL with the libssh2 project, which allows for the use of libssh2 with our FIPS-validated crypto library, wolfCrypt. Libssh2 is a client-side C library designed to implement the SSH2 protocol for embedding specific SSH (Secure Shell) capabilities into other tools. The project includes hundreds of functions that allow specific activities and components to be selected and added to an application, while still remaining small in size.

We’ve enabled libssh2 to be able to call into wolfSSL through the OpenSSL compatibility layer. You can access the GitHub page here:

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