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I am trying to find a way of turning on SSH through terminal, instead of opening settings and turn it on that way. Or perhaps a way to turn SSH on by running a .pkg file?

I am running OS X Lion, but it would be great if it also worked on Snow Leopard!

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enable remote login

systemsetup -setremotelogin on

disable remote login

systemsetup -setremotelogin off
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Can i allow it for a specific user via terminal? –  Shalom Nov 13 '14 at 9:04

You may have to sudo:

    sudo systemsetup -setremotelogin on
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