SSH activation on n8n docker

Describe the issue/error/question

Please help me how can I activate SSH for docker container. I need to change landing page layout as google has marked our N8N websport as Deceptive site ahead

What is the error message (if any)?

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Information on your n8n setup

  • n8n version:
  • Database you’re using (default: SQLite):
  • Running n8n with the execution process [own(default), main]:
  • Running n8n via [Docker, npm,, desktop app]:

To activate SSH for a Docker container and make changes to the landing page layout, follow these steps:

  1. Create a Docker Container: If you haven’t already, create a Docker container for your web application. You can do this using a Dockerfile or by pulling an existing image from Docker Hub.
  2. Install SSH Server: Inside the Docker container, you’ll need to install an SSH server. You can use OpenSSH for this purpose. Run the following commands within your Docker container:

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apt-get update
apt-get install openssh-server
  1. Configure SSH: Edit the SSH server configuration file /etc/ssh/sshd_config to allow SSH access. You may need to modify settings such as port, authentication methods, and user access.
  2. Create SSH Keys: Generate SSH keys if you haven’t already. You can do this using the ssh-keygen command:

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ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096

This will generate your public and private keys.
5. Restart SSH Service: After configuring SSH, restart the SSH service to apply changes:

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service ssh restart
  1. Access Container via SSH: Now, you can access your Docker container via SSH using the generated keys and the container’s IP or hostname:

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ssh -i /path/to/private/key user@container_ip_or_hostname
  1. Make Changes: Once connected via SSH, navigate to the directory where your landing page files are located and make the necessary changes.
  2. Testing: After making changes, ensure that the new landing page layout resolves the “Deceptive site ahead” issue by accessing your web application via a web browser.
  3. Publish Changes: If the changes are successful, you can rebuild the Docker image with the updated landing page and deploy it to your production environment.

Remember to handle SSH access and keys securely and restrict access only to authorized users. Additionally, ensure that your landing page modifications comply with Google’s policies to prevent future warnings of deceptive content.


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