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Can a client server host multiple private ssh key for same profile?

I have a client who is using Tectia Client to connect to our UAT. They created a ssh pair and imported the private key to the profile they are using to connect,and passed us the public key. Now we ...
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ssh into localhost - password for private key

My goal is to be able to ssh into localhost on my remote linux machine (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64). I have a private key that on my local Windows that I use in putty to access that remote machine. On the ...
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Use custom SSH authentication mechanism (OpenSSH)

I have a collection of servers (Debian/Ubuntu) for which I need to create a custom ssh authentication mechanism. I found a couple of 'same-ish' examples for reference with Duo and Authy. They are ...
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Algorithm based SSH authentication

I am investigating possible solutions for our company server access. The company distributes linux servers, some end up having public IP's accesses others are isolated on private networks. The problem ...
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Restrict a user to SSH authentication with a key

Is there any possibility to restrict the password based authentication to a particular user in Solaris 10? The particular user should not log in with a password. Instead he should be able to log in ...
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How to authenticate to a VM using Vagrant up?

Authentication failure during Vagrant Up, while vagrant ssh and ssh vagrant@localhost -p2222 works I would like to execute a shell script using Vagrant at boot. Vagrant is unable to Authenticate, ...
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Removing/Unlocking a password on an embedded board

I have a bit of a problem with an embedded device that I am using to connect to through ssh from my Linux machine. I'm not sure why, but suddenly, after not connecting to this board for several weeks, ...
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Correct option for SSH authentication?

I'm using rdiff-backup to send incremental backups to my local server. My host is Windows and my remote is a Linux machine. I'm trying to get my script to execute the following: command = ...
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passwordless ssh using id_dsa.pub or id_rsa.pub or identity.pub not working

I have a solaris 8 box and im trying to authenticate using no password the user george onto a solaris 11. versions of ssh: solaris8: OpenSSH_3.4p1, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090607f ...
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SSH: Too many authentication failures for <remote_user>

When I do... $ ssh <remote_user>@<ip_address> ...I (since recently) get... Received disconnect from <ip_address>: 2: Too many authentication failures for <remote_user> ...
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How can I set path for non-interactive user authenticated using LDAP?

On a Mac running OSX 10.7.5, I need to set the PATH for non-interactive users who connect via ssh and are authenticated using LDAP. It's the same question that was asked (and answered) here: ...
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Where is path set for non-interactive user authenticated using LDAP?

There is a Mac on our network (let's call it MACHINE) that is configured to do LDAP authentication. There is no local user named USER on this Mac, but there is a user named USER known to the LDAP ...
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Won't ssh to my debian virtual box

So I have the following setup: Let's give the following notations: M1 = Debian M2 = Windows M3 = Arch Where: M1 = nemexis@192.168.2.1 aka nemexis@ServerVM M3 = pi@192.168.2.101 aka pi@R1 If ...
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See a list of users logged in using LDAP

I helped set up a computer lab with a LDAP setup to share home folders and to use for user login. The server running ldap is centos and the computers connecting to it are linux mint. People can get ...
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SSH auth by public key not working for one user on a system

I can't setup public key authentication for one particular user on a system. I checked user home and .ssh directories permissions, and it's good (drwx------. both, the same as for other users that can ...
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1answer
75 views

Linux SSH server setup, Kerberos authenticated NFS4 home dir

I want to setup a ssh server for our users. Our users authenticate against our ldap server with Kerberos encryption, upon which they get access to their home dir's. The ssh server has to listen to the ...
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1answer
271 views

ssh password authentication: use a graphical prompt?

I'm working on an assignment where our work group was given access to a git repository for our submissions, but the server only supports password authentication for students. So, when I use my ...
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297 views

How can I set up an http proxy that does its own basic auth on mac os 10.8.5?

Background Info: End Goal: Perform Gerrit code reviews in Rubymine rather than on Gerrit's rudimentary web interface. I attempted to connect with the Gerrit IntelliJ plugin with no success. I ...
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1answer
66 views

Determine remote machine`s account name of the user logged in over SSH

At the company where I work we have a certain shared accounts that anyone can use over SSH to perform specific tasks. At this point, we have too many users and each of them has their own usability ...
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1answer
627 views

Having an issue with NX 3.5.0 and SSH during user authentication phase (time out)

SuSE SLES 11 SP3 Intel P4 I've installed NX 3.5.0 from NoMachines on my home server which has been working quite well until recently when I change the Domain Name for my server through my registrar ...
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Changing AuthorizedKeysFile to anything other than default does not work

I am trying to perform paswordless key based authentication. In ssh_config on the server to which I am trying to upload the files, when AuthorizedKeysFile .ssh/authorized_keys I am able to sftp ...
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Three-step authentication?

I'm using Ubuntu. I'm just wondering if it's possible to have libpam-google-authenticator (which lets you log in using a code generated by your phone) AND certificate authentication set up to work ...
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1answer
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Why is my email address removed at the end of my matching public key file?

I tried ssh-ing to a server that uses RSA verification. I was already able to ssh to this server months back but I find out that I can't do so today. I investigated the keys in my computer. I emailed ...
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1answer
89 views

ssh: authenticate only with rsa key

I am setting up ssh from OS X to a Ubuntu virtual machine (Virtual Box). I tried to set up key-based authentication, following the instructions here. Now there is a problem. When my VM server is up ...
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Authenticity of host can't be established; can I add a key or something?

So I get this message sometimes when SSHing to my home machine from my work machine: The authenticity of host '172.20.60.172 (172.20.60.172)' can't be established. RSA key fingerprint is ...
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101 views

Disabling SSH passwords for all users except one

It's easy enough to disable password authentication for SSH as a whole, but is there a way of allowing one user on the system the ability of logging in with a password? The reason for this is we have ...
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1answer
174 views

SSH: What is the difference between RhostsAuthentication and RSAAuthintication?

What is the difference between RhostsAuthentication and RSAAuthintication? Can anyone give a small example on both of them? If we want to use ssh without password? Which method is more prefer and ...
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1answer
95 views

How to make SSH work faster?

I now have SSH daemon on a remote server and SSH client my PC, both running Debian Linux. Currently it uses password authentication. The trouble is that it takes about 5-6 secs (I have not measured ...
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Is there a way to keep ssh authentication open for several scp commands?

I need to copy several small files from a remote machine to a local one. I need to do this several times a day. Currently, I use a script that use scp to copy the files. However, this is slow as every ...
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1answer
107 views

SSH public key authentication error

I'm trying to ssh to a remote machine using a private key file: id_rsa, however, I'm getting the error: $ ssh -v -i id_rsa user@remote [...] debug1: ssh_rsa_verify: signature correct debug1: ...
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421 views

Password-less login into localhost

I am trying to setup password-less login into my localhost because it's required for a tutorial. I went through the normal steps of generating an rsa key and appending the public key to ...
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1answer
524 views

/var/log/auth.log not logging failed ssh attempts

I'm trying to go failed (either incorrect username, password, or both) on my server. I changed /etc/ssh/sshd_config from # Logging SyslogFacility AUTH LogLevel INFO to # Logging SyslogFacility ...
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How do I use my keyfile to sftp transfer data from one server to another

I cant scp, the other server only takes sftp connections. Currently, I am trying to do sftp jay@server.name.com:/files> put -r ~/ -i keyname does not work, just resolves with illegal option -- ...
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1answer
507 views

Mac OS X and root login enabled

I am running OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8, and I've enabled root login through Directory Utility. It has a password. I get an error when I try to ssh root@localhost. ssh -v root@localhost OpenSSH_5.2p1, ...
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What is a GPG with “authenticate” capability used for?

GnuPG subkeys can be flagged with three kind of capabilities: Sign, Encrypt and Authenticate. While the first two actions are widely used and documented, the authenticate action is somehow ...
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How to setup ssh, key-based (“password-less”) logins to a Linux/MacOSX sshd server via Windows, Linux, or MacOSX clients?

How does one setup ssh, key-based ("password-less") client logins to a Linux/MacOSX sshd server via Windows, Linux, or MacOSX clients? [Seeking both basic, conceptual understanding of key-based, ...
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Poderosa SSH returns “user authentication failed” when using the right password

The company I work for has instituted 2-factor authentication (PIN plus RSA token) to some servers. The account I am using is not enabled for that (so I just type in a password), but I can't ...
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SSH still asks for password after setting up key based authentication

I have successfully created a key based auth for root user from my A machine to my B machine. Now, I created a new user on B machine, the same as on A machine, let's call him USER. I created a home ...
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OpenSSH server: how to configure keyboard-interactive authentication

How can I configure the OpenSSH server (on Ubuntu) to allow keyboard-interactive but not password authentication? I know that public-key-authentication is the preferred one, but I want to test a user ...
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SSH Private Key File Won't Work (Permissions Error)

I keep an SSH private key file on a separate USB thumb drive (encrypted), but when I try to use it to connect to my remote host I get an error: ...
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SSH key authentication with another user

I'm confusing myself on some ssh key-based authentication. Let's say I have: Host A: user tom .ssh tom_private_key tom_public_key Host B: user shared .ssh shared_private_key ...
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2answers
394 views

passwordless ssh

May be this is a repeat question, but I couldn't find any answer that works for me in the search result. I am trying to connect to a prod_host from my office_desktop_host which I have connected ...
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How do I configure SSH so it dosen't try all the identity files automatically?

I have been putting my ssh identity files inside my ~/.ssh/ folder. I have probably about 30 files in there. When I connect to servers, i will specify the identity file to use, with something like ...
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2answers
207 views

SSH without password nor keys

Is there a way to automatize SSH connection (so the script could connect without prompting for password) if the server does not allow using keys?
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3answers
74k views

Tell git which private key to use

ssh has the -i option to tell it which private key file to use when authenticating: -i identity_file Selects a file from which the identity (private key) for RSA or DSA authentication is ...
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Too many authentication failures for *username*

I have a hostgator account with ssh access enabled and when trying to upload the generated .pub key file with this command: rsync -av -e "ssh -p2222" /home/user/.ssh/key.pub ...
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1answer
514 views

SSH error 114 when connect with FinalBuilder 7

I'm testing FB 7 and try to connect to my Mac OS X Snow Leopard machine. I can connect with paramiko (python SSH library) but not FB7. The only thing I get is: SSH error encoutered: 114 I try ...
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5answers
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SSH Not Accepting Public Key

When setting up ssh keys between two machines, the authentication only works one way. One server doesn't accept the public key of the other when trying to connect. Any ideas? Here's the verbose ...
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4answers
872 views

SSH Authorized_Key Login Works in One Direction Only

There are three files in my setup: id_rsa id_rsa.pub authorized_keys authorized_keys has a copy of id_rsa.pub contents to allow no-password logins. These files have been copied between two ...
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1answer
700 views

can't ssh from mac to windows (running ssh server on cygwin)

I set up an ssh server on a fresh windows 7 machine using the latest version of cygwin. Disabled the firewall. I can ssh into it from itself, from a different windows box (using winssh), and from a ...