Configure vscode remote development extension
  July 1, 2019

Recently, vscode add a new extension Remote Development that allow us to connect to a remote project via SSH, Containers or WSL.

I'm using it to connect to a local linux server using SSH.

  1. Install the extension Remote Development

  2. Configure SSH

    To configure from Mac OS (~/

       ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096
       sh-copy-id jorgeanaya@host-fqdn-or-ip-goes-here

  3. Configure the access SHIFT+CMD+P

    • 3.1 Remote SSH: Connect to Host
    • 3.2 Configure SSH Hosts …
    • 3.3 Select ~/.ssh/config


Host server-name
User jorgeanaya