SSH improvements for Bitbucket Cloud

Following the recent release of U2F support, we’re excited to introduce even more security-related improvements. Over the last few weeks, we rolled out an entirely new SSH stack for Bitbucket Cloud. In addition to our goals of increasing reliability and improving performance, the new infrastructure unlocks some security improvements that many of you been asking for. Today we’re pleased to announce support for the following features:

These improvements are available to all users starting today. The new stack also gives us more visibility into performance of different parts of the SSH process, enabling us to detect performance issues and opportunities for improvement more quickly.

Stay tuned for a follow-up post detailing what we learned from the development and deployment of the new SSH infrastructure. In the meantime, upload your key to get started.

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