~/.ssh/config - Global Settings
This is part of a series explaining the SSH config I’m using on my machine (OS X 10.11). The config should be portable to most UNIX-based systems; Windows users are on their own. Quick Primer Every time the SSH client is invoked, it looks for settings in ~/.ssh/config (as well as some other places). The same is true for utilities that use SSH as a transport such as scp and sftp.