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Python app to launch sshd server from Telegram

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SSH Telegram Manager

SSH Telegram Manager is a Telegram bot to launch ssh on demand. With this tool, you can avoid to expose your ssh port permanently on Internet.

Screenshot of a working SSH Telegram Manager bot



If you use Gentoo, you can find the ebuild in

  • Get your Telegram Bot token. This is a way to get it
  • Copy /etc/ssh_telegram_manager/ssh_telegram_manager.default to your /etc/ssh_telegram_manager/ssh_telegram_manager and edit your settings.
  • Just run ssh_telegram_manager. You can use /etc/init.d/ssh_telegram_manager to launch daemon or rc-update add ssh_telegram_manager to launch it on server start up
  • When ssh_telegram_manager is working fine, disable sshd daemon from start with rc-update del sshd to hide your ssh port on Internet
  • You must use \ssh_start to launch ssh on your Telegram Bot. After 1 minute(you can change in settings) it will be closed.


If you use Debian, you can use pip pip install ssh_telegram_manager



  • Migrated to pyproject.toml with poetry.


  • Upgraded code to python-telegram-bot-20.0 api

0.4.0 (2022-10-22)

  • Fixed bug when system time is not set correctly
  • Added ssh_telegram_manager.service for systemd systems
  • Improved spanish translation

0.3.0 (2022-08-17)

  • Now waits for Internet before connecting to Telegram to avoid errors

0.1.1 (2022-08-13)

  • Basic functionality

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