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No supported authentication methods available in FileZilla

I'm using FileZilla to connect to my SFTP server. But when I'm trying to connect, it gives me this error Error: Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey) ...
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LFTP: SSH with private and public keys

I'm using LFTP in order to mirror SFTP server folder with local folder. But currently I'd be glad to correctly connect to SFTP server and list contents... I'm using Windows 7, and I've downloaded ...
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GnuPG / OpenGPG: Recovering public key from private key

I know that the public SSH key can be recovered from the private using ssh-keygen -y. How can a (deleted) public key be recovered from the private key in GPG (preferably in a way that is OpenGPG ...
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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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UAC for accessing private key

I like that Windows (Vista and later versions) asks me for a confirmation (UAC) before executing any new application. Can I somehow configure UAC to ask for my confirmation EVERYTIME an application is ...
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SSH won't find private key with -i parameter

My SSH connection works fine if I do this: ssh myuser@myserver.com -i ~/.ssh/myserver However if I omit the '-i', it demands a password and I have no idea why. It seems that my SSH client is not ...
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How to recover SSH private key pair on OpenStack

I've been using a virtual machine on OpenStack, and I lost my RSA private key. Is there anyway I can get to access this virtual machine? Of course, without using the RSA key. I was thinking about ...
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Howto force ssh to use a specific private key?

With ssh -i <private key filename> you can instruct ssh to use an extra private key to try authentication. The documentation is not clear on how to explicitly use only that key.
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SSH tunnel through a workstation to a remote server

I have a situation that similar to what is posted here but not quite the same. I have access to a remote machine A that I connect to from a machine B using a private key with a passphrase. I'd like ...
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Ubuntu “connect to server” dialogue and private keys

Ubuntu has a "connect to server" dialogue option selectable from the desktop menu. However, for SSH it only seems to allow a username/password login. Is it possible to use a username/private key ...
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OpenSSH client refuses to use a new key file

After generating a new ssh private key (id_rsa) on one server and distributing it across a server network, one server is failing to use the new key, and falls back to password authentication instead. ...
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Web Server Certificate’s private key and Certificate Authority’s private key?

What could a malicious attacker do with a Web Server Certificate’s private key? What could a malicious attacker do with a Certificate Authority’s private key?
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Security concerns of displaying ssh private key

I've made I huge mistake, or at least I think it is: I've "catted" my private SSH key cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa I'm now afraid that I've created a security hole, allowing other users to see my private key ...
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Can't import public key into OSX Keychain

I created a couple of self-signed S/MIME certificates (using OSX Keychain & OpenSSL) and then exported these into 3 files: Certificate (.cer) Private Key (.p12) Public Key (.pem) When ...
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Enigmail doesn't seem to find my private key for decrypting mails

I just installed thunderbird with enigmail. I imported private and public key and it appears in the list of keys as a single key pair entry. I can send encrypted mails. I seem to be able to sign ...
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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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Finding sshd log file

I'm experiencing some problems with SSHD on my server. I'm trying to set up passwordless (pub/pv keys) authentication. It worked for my other servers, but not for this one. The SSHD agent adds my ...
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SSH ignores -i switch

When I try to connect to my hosting company through SSH, using a non-default identity file, it successfully connects, but uses the default key. Here is the command I use: ssh -vvv -i ~/.ssh/backup ...
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How do I get the 16-byte representation of my GitHub public key from my .pub file?

In my GitHub settings, it lists my public keys as 16-byte hexadecimal: 01:23:45:67:89:AB:CD:EF:01:23:45:67:89:AB:CD:EF Sadly, GitHub for Windows is buggy and keeps making me new ...
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unable to decrypt certain files with secret key pgp 6.5.8, any advice?

Ok so I do some stuff for a client of ours that requires me to decrypt some of their suppliers messages, the thing is, something weird happened the other day and I can only decrypt some files with an ...
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Windows certificate manager restore private key somehow

This is may sounds very strange but let me explain a situation: I was using my PKI Private Key installed at Windows Certificate Storage I get token, so I decided to load them to token and delete them ...
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Restoring OpenPGP Keys from an Ubuntu Backup

My computer with Ubuntu broke and have a backup from that (Déjá Dup). Now i want to restore my public and private keys to a Thunderbird installation in Windows 8. There's this .ssh folder inside the ...
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Restrict export of private keys in the Windows certificate store using a password

In the Windows certificate store, I am looking for a way (if it is possible) to store a public/private pair and keep the private exportable, BUT restrict the export to only those that know a password. ...
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Can I have more than 1 private key in ~/.ssh?

I am trying to add an existing private key (id_rsa file) to my ~/.ssh directory, but see that I already have one. Do I have to replace the existing key, or is there a way to combine them? I assume ...
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Transfer files using authentication

I have the public key with me(the pub file), for using sftp with public key authentication mode. How do i use sftp command for testing transfer file from my machine to the sftp server. For username ...
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Create Public Key from Private (ECDSA Encryption)

I tried Crypto but they said a different exchange would be more suitable. I'm interested in how bitcoin addresses are created so I read through the technical details here - ...
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Recover certificate private key in Windows XP from backup files

Before an old Windows XP installation was removed all the files from Windows partition were backed up. A new Windows XP installation was then set up at the same partition. The certificate which is ...
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Putty Pageant - key authentification works without running agent

Hello I am using Putty Pageant for using key authentification to remote server. On remote server to which I am connecting I have public key stored in authorized_keys file. Permissions and content of ...
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Is it possible to decrypt remote files with key stored in pageant(local)

I connect from my windows desktop to linux(centos) vps using pytty, authenticating with key stored in pageant. Now I would like to store passwords in encrypted file and use them in scripts, but ...
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WinSCP does not recognise key file

I am trying to set up a batch file for an automated transaction, however my tests have so far failed. I have the public key of the server where the connection is made. It has been saved as a .pkk ...
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What is the difference between the .pem and .pub and non suffixed ssh credentials files?

Running "ssh-keygen -t dsa" generates two files, a private and public key. Its simple enough to comprehend that the private key is used to identify yourself to the outside world, which only sees your ...
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Transfer private key pair from firefox to Internet Explorer?

I'm doing some Integration testing through a VPN connection. In order to access the VPN I had to create a private/public keypair. I did this in firefox and can access the VPN. The problem is, after ...
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Windows Script for connecting to remote SFTP server with public key authentication

I am trying to connect to a SFTP server for a client of ours and send files in an automated process using MS Windows. The details I have received from the client do not include the password. I instead ...
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DSA private key format

So I used puttygen to generate a DSA private key and then exported that to the OpenSSH format and here's what I got when I ran OpenSSL's asn1parse on it: 0:d=0 hl=4 l= 443 cons: SEQUENCE ...
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What SFTP client with HTTP proxy support to use on Mac OS X?

I am looking for an SFTP client for Mac which supports private keys and also HTTP proxies. Transmit or Cyberduck don't support HTTP proxies. Please don't say FileZilla, it looks ugly and I'd rather ...
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decrypt a smime mail

I received a mail using the webfrontend of my mail provider. It includes the smime.p7m file. I can download this file and want to decrypt it. I have the pfx file with the private key. How can I ...
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How to transfer Kleopatra PGP keys from an old hard drive to a new computer?

I used to use Kleopatra on an old Windows XP machine. The hard drive of the aforementioned computer was transferred into an external enclosure and is available; GPG4Win version 2.0.1 was on that ...
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How can I change the comment field of an RSA key (SSH)?

I know I can simply open up the pubkey and change the comment after the ==s, but is the comment field decided upon at creation stored in the private key as well? If so, how can I change that field ...
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Are GPG and SSH keys interchangable?

I want to generate an RSA key in GPG and use it in SSH login. Is this even possible? If so, how?
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OS X, SSH: use different private key files for different servers

I want to use different private key files to connect to different SSH servers (ssh://git-server:port/repository). How to manage that? SSH seems to assume the private key file in ~/.ssh/id_rsa.
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Keypair-based VNC authentication

I use RealVNC to remote-control my computer while on the go. But it annoys me that I have to type the access password each time. Is it possible to make RealVNC (Or any other VNC implementation) work ...
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PGP private key password change and relationship to public key

I have been looking at PGP for a few days and noticed that if I change the password on the private key, parts of the private key change, but a large portion of it remains the same. The public key does ...
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SSH key authorization only works if I'm already logged in

One of my servers is acting very strange. I've just set up private public rsa authorization for logging in to my two servers, using putty on my end. It works fine for one of them, so putty or the keys ...
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Error installing certificates with private keys

I got a PFX file with a private key (it was imported from another Windows installation and the button "Export Private Keys" was pressed). I installed it, and got the message that the import was ...
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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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How would you change a home wireless router with a self-signed admin site certificate to be more secure?

littleblackbox is publishing "private keys" that are accessible on publicly available firmwares. Debian calls these "snake-oil" certs. Most of these routers are securing their HTTPS certs with these, ...