I was extremely tired of typing hostnames of the machines we are using at the office. I had these days when I ssh to a single machine 20 times. And I don’t want to remember names or IPs. Of course, you can generate private keys and passphrase but if you don’t have this option or knowledge, you can make SSH alias to a common server. Follow few easy steps:
Use you favorite text editor, I like MC:
In the config file add these lines (and put your server settings):
By typing in the terminal “ssh ALIAS_NAME” this will lead you to the password prompt of the server instantly.