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ssh possible dns spoofing when logging into multiple machines via single host [duplicate]

I log in to the rhel5 machines at my school from home via ssh and it automatically sends me to the computer with the least load. So ssh -Y itsme@myShcool.edu will send me to either mySchoolA.edu ...
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mysql, ssh, rsync, git hang with dns name but not IP address on Ubuntu 12.04

Certain network based programs recently (problem did not exist a couple of weeks ago) started hanging for me. Some that I've experienced the problem with are mysql, ssh, rsync, and git. My first ...
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Forwarded connection refused by server: Administratively prohibited [open failed]

I sometimes use PuTTY as a SOCKS proxy, and I've noticed that sometimes, when the web-page I'm trying to connect to (from the web-browser) does not exist, and requires a prolonged timeout, the shell ...
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How to properly configure and connect to SOCKS proxy

At office we've got certain network traffic restrictions in place forcing me to look for other options. What I intend to configure is a SOCKS server running on Snow Leopard OSX, forwarded through the ...
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366 views

SSH login using no-ip hostname or public IP denies my access

I'm using PuTTy to connect to a home server I set with LinuxMint 15, open-ssh, all the necessary stuff. I can login just fine with my user using the private IP like "user@192.168.1.35". Then I ...
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From which host are names resolved for SSH tunnels?

If I am on hostA and connect to hostB with SSH, simultaneously creating a tunnel with the -L and/or -R options, and I specify the tunnel destination symbolically as hostC, who resolves the name to an ...
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Custom Hosts file entry resolves in browser but not when pinged

I have a hosts entry to redirect app-dev/ to my application server. This resolves correctly in the browser but when I try to ping app-dev/ or ssh into it, neither can resolve the name then. The only ...
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334 views

log into SSH server using a subdomain by adding an “A Record”

I SSH into a series of static IP addresses, but it's easy to forget which one is which. I'd like to replace the static IP addresses with a subdomain of a domain I own. I.e., 55.55.555.55 --> ...
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DNS over SSH Tunnel

I want to setup my OSX system such that all network traffic is done through an SSH tunnel. I've written a small script for this purpose, and these are the commands executed by it: // setup tunnel ...
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1answer
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How do I route a request for a specific website outside of Cisco Anyconnect VPN?

Thanks for looking. I am remotely doing some development work for a client and need to use their VPN to connect to their database and TFS server. The VPN client is Cisco AnyConnect and I am told it ...
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Cannot SSH/RDP until after pinging URL

If, after starting system (freshly installed Linux Mint 13), I try to run: ssh mywebsite.com it hangs up with "Connection timed out". but when I open the browser and enter mywebsite.com there (or ...
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How to set up an alias server name

I want to set up an alias server name on my laptop (Linux). I do not want to use the /etc/hosts/ file since the IP address of the remote server changes. The reason I want to do this is because the ...
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How to give each computer on the network its own url?

I remember when I was in university, I could remote access individual workstations in the computer lab by specifying p1.someuniversity.edu or p2.someuniversity.edu through ssh. Now at home I have ...
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Disable reverse DNS lookup in SSH Client

I was trying to avoid the reverse dns lookup by the ssh client. But I can not use the UseDNS option since it requires file modification to /etc/ssh/sshd_config which I'm not privileged to do. Tried ...
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Simple DNS or just redirection for few names

PC1 is connected via VPN to server1 (s1) s1 is connected to pc1 via VPN tunnel and to s2 vie ssh. There is transparent proxy and iptables rules that take traffic from VPN and push to ssh SOCKS5. s2 ...
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Putty can't connect over SSH to hostname, IP connection works

I have a gentoo box on my homenetwork that I'm trying to SSH into via W7 client but although I can do it via IP address when I try the hostname it won't find it. Also get a DNS error ...
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4answers
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How to give computer URL to access over the internet?

I would like to be able to SSH into my macs over the internet using a DNS name like my-imac@example.com or something similar instead of having to enter an IP address every time. How can I assign ...
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Multiple servers (in different locations) with single domain

I have a VPS located in another part of the world that has a static IP. I also have a server at home which has a dynamic IP. Right now, I'm using No-IP's dynamic DNS client to update my home server's ...
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SSH Proxy (SOCKS) through remote computer - TCP & DNS

My problem: Need DNS to be resolved through my remote machine while also using it as a proxy. So I have a REMOTE that I can access from LOCAL via SERVER. This REMOTE can access a host TARGET_HOST. ...
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Does it make a difference if I specify IP or domain name with a local server?

I have a computer in my house set up at, say <domname>.dyndns.org, it also has a local IP of 192.168.1.101. Is it consistently faster to use <domname>.dyndns.org or the IP for SSH (when ...
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390 views

Why can Putty SSH by hostname but Mac OS X cannot?

When I installed Putty on my Windows laptop I could SSH to my Linux server by using that computer's host name. On my Mac, I had to use the IP address. Any idea how Windows did name resolution when ...
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If I route traffic through a SOCKS proxy, does the remote host do the DNS lookups?

I sometimes route my Web traffic through ssh using a SOCKS proxy. The purpose is to have all traffic be encrypted. The way I do it is to open up a terminal and run this... $ ssh -v -C -N -D 9000 ...
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Elimitate ssh login delay without touching sshd

Whenever I login to a certain server using SSH I get a very long delay before a prompt appears. Everything I looked up on this issue says that it's a DNS issue and that I should disable reverse DNS ...
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1answer
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Cygwin/SSH Over Corporate Proxy

So I can't SSH outside the corporate firewall to my personal development environment. It's a Windows shop. I use Cygwin and bash so I can actually get work done. SSH doesn't work. I installed ...
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Connect to Linux by name rather than IP

I'm new to Linux (currently running Ubuntu 10.04) and I have just finished setting up SSH access to my Linux Machine. Currently, I have to use ssh root@x.x.x.x to connect but would much rather be ...
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DNS Lookup over SSH Tunnel

On Linux or Mac OS X how can I perform DNS lookups over an established SSH Tunnel? How can I restrict DNS lookups of the form *.mydomain.com Can I redirect all attempts to access domains of the ...
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If I ssh to a domain provided by dyndns, does my password go through them?

I'm running Ubuntu on my work PC, and my work place provides me with a static IP address but not with a domain. It's sometimes useful for me to connect to that PC through ssh, but it's not common ...
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How to do DNS through a proxy in Firefox?

I am using Firefox 3.5.7 with FoxyProxy. I have an ssh tunnel forwarding 8080 through to an HTTP proxy server on the other end. With FoxyProxy, I send work traffic direct but everything else goes ...