openSSH default user ...

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Fri Dec 10 20:47:51 EST 2004

Damien Touraine wrote:
> I connect from my computer to several systems with one specific user 
> login on each system. By default, openSSH use the current login name as 
> default name to the remote host. As each login may have been generated 
> randomly, I would like to don't have to specify the login for each 
> computer.
> So Is there any way to include a configuration file that gives for each 
> remote host, the default login name to use ?

Which part of the ssh_config(5) man page did you find unclear on this 

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