OpenSSH is one of the most popular implementations of SSH used today and available by default in many Linux and Unix-like operating systems.

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How to connect two computers using SSH tunneling

I have two linux computers in two different institutes. Computer1 is username1 with host1(internal ip 192.168.1.115) connected to server1(public ip 59.162.19.43). Second Computer2 is username2 with ...
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Cygwin OpenSSH closes immediately after a connection

Trying to connect to cygwin-sshd using putty or cygwin ssh on localhost, here is all I get. I have it working fine on a different Win7x64 machine but this one is proving hellish. Config files for ...
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OS X - make ordinary SSH commands use SSH config

Here is a (somewhat redacted) listing of my ~/.ssh/config under OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard: Host * IdentitiesOnly yes Host foo1 IdentitiesOnly yes User foo1 HostName example.com ...
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Running rdesktop via SSH Tunnel causes ERROR: Failed to open display:

I can use rdesktop fine on my Linux Mint (3.2.0-23-generic kernel) system like this : rdesktop IPAddress However, I'd like to run rdesktop through my OpenSSH ssh tunnel. I using the following: ...
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Logout safe way to have ssh-agent session for server processes

I am having a server process which is using a passphrase protected SSH key. Currently I log in via SSH to give the key every time the process is restarted. I do: eval `ssh-agent` ssh-add mykey # ...
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Remotely generating key pair without passphrase

I'm trying to generate the key pair (without a passphrase) on a remote machine. The command I use for this is: ssh root@REMOTEIP ssh-keygen -t rsa -f /root/.ssh/id_rsa_new -q -N "" The output of ...
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How to connect SSH to localhost in Windows7?

Connect SSH Secure Shell to localhost in Windows machine. What will be host name, username , port and authentication method filled in Quick connect of SSH? I tried with 127.0.0.1, but it is ...
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Is there a difference if SSH key is created on serverside?

I've got a server running Ubuntu. I installed openssh-server and wanted to use ssh key for login purposes. Everything works fine except one thing. On Ubuntu's community site is written "This massively ...
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OpenSSH rejects private key passphrase

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to connect to our server ssh user@server -p 1234 -i ~/path/to/my/private-key it asks me 3 times for the private key's passphrase and finally fails, though I always ...
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How do I forward a SSH port from any interface to a specific IP?

Here's the scenario: I have a desktop, running Windows 7 Ultimate. This desktop has VMware Workstation on it, and a virtual machine running a custom linux, that has OpenSSH installed and working. ...
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CentOS 6 sshd: Logging in works, but still claims “access denied”

I have just installed a plain CentOS 6.3 system. I enabled sshd, and try to connect with Putty. This works, but here is what I get: login as: user Access denied user@192.168.1.7's password: Last ...
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SSH through a tunnel or directly depending on the network I'm conncted to

Is it possible to "automatically" configure ssh to use a gateway to connect to a remote machine based on the client's IP address or something in the likes? Suppose I'm at my laptop, which I can plug ...
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Connecting SSH with OpenSSH key

I have a CentOS 6 server and I want to connect to it with a private key. On Windows, I use PuTTY Keygen and paste the public key in my server, in .ssh/authorized_keys2 (also tried authorized_keys, ...
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ssh authorized_keys on two machines

I have two machines with the same .ssh/authorized_keys (verified since (1) one is a copy of the other and (2) the md5sums of the file on both machines match) and the same /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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SSH Permission denied on Correct Password Authentication

I could successfully SSH into my machine yesterday with the exact same credentials I am using today. The machine is running Centos 6.3. But now for some reason it is giving me permission denied. Here ...
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SSH public keys not working

I've spent a few hours trying to solve this, but have gotten nowhere. The server is running CentOS 6 and using OpenSSH. The client is running OpenSSH too. I created a public key on the client (my ...
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Need help tunneling Remote Desktop (RDP) over SSH using OpenSSH

So heres my set up. The picture isn't "Exact" I have modified it, but it gives you an idea. The tools I am using are: PUTTY OpenSSH CYGWIN Remote Desktop VMware vCenter Server Version 5.1.0 ...
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Cannot successfully configure OpenSSH via CYGWIN in Windows 2008

I need help configuring OpenSSH on Win2008 via CYGWIN! THANKS in advance! I am trying to configure an OpenSSH server on Windows Server 2008 Datacenter via CYGWIN. I have installed and configured ...
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Keep alive with MyEnTunnel or other SSH-background tunnel app

I'm successfully using MyEnTunnel to forward traffic to a remote SOCKS-server. If I don't use the tunnel for a while the connection seems to turn stale, but doesn't fail, hence the browser waits for ...
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ssh not working with yes

I had to solve a fringe case lately where I had to add a number of server fingerprints to a user's known_hosts (the authorization is performed with a keypair). I thought the easiest solution would be ...
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Cannot scp file to an EC2 instance that I can ssh to

I have two EC2 instances that were created from the same AMI, which was created from the Amazon Linux AMI. These are running mysql in a master-slave configuration. The security group ("db") is ...
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ProxyCommand with sudo

I'm trying to set up SSH so that I can easily log into an server that is accessible only via a sudo to an intermediate server. From the command line, logging into it is of the form: sudo -u admin ...
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Cannot connect to my mac via SSH

I want to open a connection to my mac (10.8) via SSH. An SSH-server is installed by default on OSX. Remote login is enabled, so the service is running and I can connect to to localhost via ssh. ...
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How to prevent a user from viewing the entire file-system?

I've set up SFTP/SSH so that a user can only put to their home directory, however, they can still cd to all other directories and get files that they see. How can I prevent this? EDIT: My ...
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trying to remote in to work computer via an ssh tunnel [closed]

Trying to remote into a windows machine from a mac using their instructions: On your home computer, install and open putty (http://www.putty.org/) Enter a name into the Saved Sessions field. Enter ...
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How can I SSH into home computer from internet

I have a setup like follows I have a router that connects to the INTERNET, where my ISP provides dynamic ip two systems are connected to the router with locl ip 192.168.1.2 and 192.168.1.3 the ...
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OpenSSH connection doent display Path or Name

I recently re-installed a Ubuntu server (12.10) and I happened to have a minor issue with OpenSSH. Once I created some new Accounts and logged into those the terminal always replys with "$". ...
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Stop ssh tunnel (stop listening on port without killing process)

In an ssh session, one can start tunneling with the keystrokes ~C and entering (e.g.) -L80:localhost:80. However, is there any way to stop tunneling on that port (short of killing the process)?
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Does the right half of the rsa public key matter?

In a public key file "id_rsa.pub" generated by ssh-keygen, does the part after the == matter? I ask because when I changed "root@somedomain.com" to "root", it seems to still work. More generally, I ...
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How do I check if a process (Firefox) has quit?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, with all updates installed. I made a simple shell script that starts a SOCKS5 tunnel and launches Firefox (with correct network proxy settings) to use the tunnel. How ...
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Are there situations in which ssh -t shouldn't be used?

Working within a framework commands are issued to remote machines using ssh. Recently the -t option was added to the command in order to get it to work properly with sudo. However this option will ...
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cygwin rsync over ssh very slow

I have 2 machines running Windows Xp SP3. I have cygwin installed on both, version 1.7. I have rsync and ssh installed on both, and configured using default settings as per ssh-host-config and ...
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Configure OpenSSH to use a non-windows account for authentication?

Is there anyway to configure OpenSSH to use a non-windows account for authentication? I want to create a kind of virtual user, where I can login with credentials I've created specifically to login in ...
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How to configure ssh client to automatically execute commands on connect?

I frequently connect to servers through a user I share with other colleagues, every time I connect to each server I execute a couple of commands like bash, set -o vi, etc. I would want to know if ...
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Run SSH trough a proxy

I have a question. How can i run SSH trough a proxy or a SSH Tunneling Protocol? For example i have a computer(Ubuntu) with ip eg. 123.123.123.123 and i want to connect to my server trough a proxy ...
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Setting up ssh group keys without affecting ~/.ssh/config in Linux

I have to setup an ssh group key used for publishing to a remote git repository. As git (as well as I presume many other programs) don't allow defining a flag lag ssh -i the information which key is ...
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ssh key reset every computer restart

Every time I restart my computer I have to ssh-add my ssh key. I already have ssh key added on github. Does anyone know how to fix it? Thanks.
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How to deal with ssh's “WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ignore known-hosts security in SSH for some addresses I often need to login to multiple remote stations that are just placed to the same static IPs for me. SSH complains ...
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ssh config under cygwin

I have Cygwin installed on Windows 7. I made default install. I would like to use ssh config file (~/.ssh/config) to set host and options for connecting. Normal ssh command is not able to find the ...
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OpenSSH does not accept public key?

I've been trying to solve this for a while, but I'm admittedly quite stumped. I just started up a new server and was setting up OpenSSH to use key-based SSH logins, but I've run into quite a dilemma. ...
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how to disable SendEnv variables set in ssh_config from ~/.ssh/config

I couldn't find that anywhere so I'm wondering am I the only one hitting such issue. By default ssh on Red Hat and Debian at least has a ssh_config with SendEnv option passing LC* and LANG variables ...
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Cygwin sshd did not start due to a logon failure

After a cygwin sshd install, sshd service fails with: Error 1069: The service did not start due to a logon failure I try to give cyg_server standard user and admin access. The error is the same ...
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Mac OSX OpenSSH file Transfer not working

I'm currently trying to get a file on my school account from home on my mac using SSH. I have the hostname and I can get in just fine, but transferring files is like smashing my head into a wall over ...
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Is there an equivalent to ssh-copy-id with OpenSSH in Powershell?

I'm using PowerShell and have OpenSSH 4.6 installed. I'd like to use ssh-copy-id so I can login using a key without doing through the manual process of copying keys to servers. Is there an equivalent ...
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openssh in Windows 7, run ssh-add once for all cmd instances

I have installed openSSH as part of the latest cygwin distribution. My goal is to use the ssh-agent from native window console (cmd) in order to login passwordless in a various number of Linux ...
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Why is pasting into SSH so painfully slow?

Most of the time whenever I post reasonably large chunks into an SSH terminal, it will absolutely crawl through it at a rate of something like 1000 characters every 20 seconds; sometimes practically ...
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How do you set the HOME path with SSH on Cygwin?

I have a bunch of users that I'd like to set the default HOME directory for so that when they log into SSHD running on Cygwin on Windows Server 2008, they get set at a specific directory ...
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networking with ssh thru wireless

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my desktop and my laptop. Have install openssh client and server on both of them. My desktop is connected to ADSL2+ Router TD-8840 with wired connection and has ...
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How to easily bounce arbitrary connections through known SSH server, to avoid port firewalling

I was looking for a method to connect to arbitrary SSH servers through a known SSH proxy, without having to hardcode those target servers. For example, let's say that I cannot access github.com from ...
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Can I get OpenSSH's sshd to accept a login for a non-existent user?

I'm trying to set up sshd to do some funky things on a dedicated server. (Which is to say, don't worry about why I'm asking such a strange question; I'm just experimenting to see how I can abuse ...