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SSHD Consuming 100% of CPU (Hundreds of processes) - Will not die

Recently I've noticed that SSHd on a few systems I administrate will start spawning unstoppable processes which will consume huge amounts of CPU. The syscall shows that the processes are all ...
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How to convert a ppk to an openSSH private key encrypted with a passphrase

When I exported my private key in PuttyGen, I assumed that the passphrase I set was also used on the openSSH version. I'm finding that the passphrase I put in isn't working. What's the right way to ...
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SSH: “no such identity”

I'm having a very peculiar problem getting SSH to work on my Linux box. I have a passwordless git user identified by an OpenSSH key. If I attempt to ssh into it from either the same or a different ...
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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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Can't write or download to SFTP on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I'm having a problem setting up SFTP with an Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS x64. I use openSSH with public key authentication, I can login with SSH perfectly with the keys no problem. I can also connect to ...
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Something I'm not “getting” about SSH keys: OS portability (Mac to Windows, etc.)

Let's say I create SSH keys in a Mac to connect to my remote server. My server has my public key. My Mac has my private key. So far so good. A few days later, I want to connect to my server by ...
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GIT via OpenSSH in Powershell is fine, so why can't I connect in plain cmd console?

when I run ssh user@servername01 ...under powershell it connects without a problem, however when I run the same command under a standard cmd prompt I am prompted for a password (no password is set ...
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Mass creating users who can login via ssh keys but not with a password

I am trying to mass creating users that can login via ssh private/public keys but which can not login with users (kind of like using newusers but I want to make sure users will not be able to login ...
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What ProxyCommand to use for ssh host-based authentication relay?

I have a host $HOST which I can (only) access by sshing to a host $BASTION and then, by host-based authentication, connect to with ssh $HOST. $HOST does not accept access by for example public-key ...
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Bash command substitution and variable issue

I am writing some simple backup utility in bash and any output must be in JSON. I am checking for host reachability and if any error occurs, I want to print it out. However, I have an issue with ...
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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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ssh localhost password-less Login not working

I have been trying to ssh localhost into the same machine. I copied the generated public key into the authorized_keys file. It still doesn't work. I have spent hours on trying to find a solution to ...
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openssh: “… disabled because of invalid user”, why?

I'm trying to make openssh work on android phone. When I'm trying to log in it refuses to accept my key. Here is the related lines of debug log: debug1: attempt 1 failures 0 debug2: ...
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git clone extremely slow using ssh

Originally I could do git clone using ssh at an acceptable speed. However my ubuntu crashed, so I reinstalled using the newest version 13.04. After I re-installed all I try to do git clone using ssh ...
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Launchd not launching ssh-agent after plist edit

I'm trying to reconfigure my ssh-agent to have a timeout via the -t argument. I edited /System/Library/LaunchAgents/org.openbsd.ssh-agent.plist <array> ...
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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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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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OpenSSH without password does not work Cygwin Windows 7

I've tried several ways to install openssh without password but it does not work. With password it works fine! (Cygwin, Windows7 32Bit) First I did it like execute ssh command without password? ...
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SSH Agent Forwarding not working even when using `ssh -A`

First of all, I've checked all the following Agent Forwarding not working Extra configuration required for ssh-agent forwarding? SSH Agent Forwarding Not Working ...
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Open SSH - issue logging in without password - public key

I'm having an issue where I'm unable to login by SSH - I've followed other guides and made sure permissions were set correctly, and that the publickeys on my local machine and remote machine match as ...
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XCOFF32 object files are not allowed in 64-bit mode while installing Crypt-SSLeay-0.65_02

I am installing a Perl package Crypt-SSLeay-0.65_02 in an AIX 6.1 system but while performing perl Makefile.PL getting the following error. The test suite can attempt to connect to public servers to ...
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Can I use a password ssh login on a passwordless windows 8.1 account? (Cygwin)

I recently installed Cygwin + OpenSSH (package) on Windows 8.1. However, I'm only using one passwordless Windows account on that machine, but I would like to login with SSH remotely with password (for ...
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OpenSSH on a Windows box using domain authentication: can't logon

On my windows 2008 box I just did what the steps said: mkgroup -d >> ..\etc\group mkpasswd -d -u username >> ..\etc\passwd In my passwd file, I see my user like it's been pulled in from the ...
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Configuring SSH server to require RSA key

I'm trying to configure my SSH server to require users to have an RSA key. To do this I have the settings in sshd_config set to RSAAuthentication yes PubkeyAuthentication yes #AuthorizedKeysFile ...
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how to simulate a file under linux?

I'm basically trying to do this using openssh: I have a private key, however it isn't in file (it's in memory). Now, I want to create the public key in openssh format. For that I would generally run ...
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Linux to Windows (OpenSSH) directory bindings

I've got OpenSSH working on a windows machine and have been able to successfully connect from Linux to Windows and vice-versa. I need to know how Linux paths are linked to windows while using scp. ...
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SSH server installation on windows

I'm working on a SSH project. For that I setup everything on client side. But I'm facing a problem on my SSH server. I tried some SSH servers like OpenSSH. I installed the OpenSSH server on my ...
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ssh: known_hosts forwarding

In running ssh with agent forwarding. This allows me to do hg/git pulls from my server from systems that I have been authorized to based on my local i.e ssh -A myserver hg clone ...
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Can ssh with console but get timed out with MATE/Nautilus

I have a Debian virtualbox with i plan to use as a dev server. But when trying to open a network with Mate i get timed out. Works fine via the CLI (but i DO have to specify the port even if its the ...
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pam_exec.so doesn't write password to script when expose_authtok is enabled

We are using PAM for authenticating with external radius server. We have the following line in /etc/pam.d/common-auth auth [success=6 default=ignore] pam_exec.so expose_authtok ...
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Usage of ssh-agent with signed SSH keys

My ssh-agent doesn't want to store my credentials for Signed SSH key when connecting to a SSH server that use a SSH CA. I mean, each time i try to logon it ask me for the passphrase of the certified ...
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autossh random monitoring port

I have multiple reverse ssh tunnels and I am trying to grab a free random port for monitoring. The forwards work fine and in most cases, when there is a disconnect, it will automatically reconnect. ...
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SSH key verification fails when connecting for first time

I'm trying to connect and it fails to verify key. I have no problems when connecting by PuTTY. $ ssh -v xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-4+deb7u2, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 Feb 2013 debug1: Reading ...
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Unable to SSH into freshly installed debian VM, “Permission denied, please try again.” error

I just set up a Debian 7 VM. I can ping my VM from host OS, which is Ubuntu 14.1, but can not ssh into VM. Here is the output of ssh -v EDIT: I am using virtulbox. I am not using any command line ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ssh server hanging when connecting but pings works

I am running an Ubuntu ssh server with login and ChallengeResponseAuthentication enabled. However, the following command outputs this and hangs until timing out: ssh -vvv name@xxx.xx.xxx.xxx ...
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ssh-agent/ssh-add - how can I force confirmation by default?

I use ssh forwarding alot and I'm concerned about "agent hijacking", so, I like to use -c option when calling ssh-add, which enforces confirmation on every key usage. How can I turn the confirmations ...
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How to set-up and run Open SSH?

I just installed Open SSH. It's not very friendly towards me I must say. The program files directory contains several .exe files without even a readme file. So far, I didn't even figure out which ...
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Two different system having same internal ip address

I am not sure if I am posting this in right forum. If not, please let me know. The problem is that I have two notebooks, one with Ubuntu 12.04 and other one with Ubuntu 14.04. Both the systems are ...
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Supply ssh key without querying agent

In my ssh_config, I set IdentityFile and IdentitiesOnly yes and ForwardAgent no. ssh uses this key but it still queries the agent! But it shouldn't do that; I explicitely supply the key I want. The ...
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ssh_exchange_identification after few attempts

To help find diagnose a ssh issue with a gitlab server, I've written the following script #!/bin/bash while : ; do ssh -v git@example.com || exit 1 done After few successful iterations ...
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Android SHH tunneling through school Wi-Fi

Ok so I'll try my best to explain the situation at hand here. My school recently got a new web filter that blocks literally, everything. I can't use Google Drive or anything that I need anymore. Our ...
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Reducing OpenSSH session key size

I am running into severe performance issues using SSH/Rsync on a Synology NAS (model DS413j if anybody knows anything about it). Both the sshd and the rsync processes are taking 100% CPU on the NAS, ...
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OpenSSH over VPN (unable to bring up tun0)

I have a nerwork(10.1.2.0/24) where i connected OpenSSH server and OpenSSH client via a switch. I am following this guide: http://bodhizazen.net/Tutorials/VPN-Over-SSH/ I can successfully ssh to ...
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Configuring OpenSSH for Windows in Cygwin - can't leave blank password

I install OpenSSH in Cygwin under Windows 7 to install Hadoop. I had OpenSSH installed previously, but with a password. All attempts to remove password are failed, so I re-installed Cygwin. I want ...
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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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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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Switching user in openssh using PAM

I'm trying to write a PAModule which will use compare the inserted username against a file. If the username exists in the file, it will change the username to root (since the username does not really ...
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OpenSSH Server won't start on Windows 7

I have followed this example to setup an SFTP server on Windows 7. I have done this before on XP and it worked a treat, and the process seemed to go OK on Windows 7 but now I can't get the OpenSSH ...
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ssh connecting timeouts from a to b, but works from a to c, and c to b

I am scratching my head here. I now get timeouts between hosts A and B, both running Ubuntu, with some firewall NATing on either side and a good dozen hops in between. (To clarify based on the first ...
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SSH Port Forward 22

I'm trying to set up the following: At work I want to create a local port that will forward to port 22 on my home server. ssh -L 56879:home:22 username@home -p 443 right now I'm testing this on my ...