Secure Shell or SSH is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked devices.

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Copying an SSH ID to a server from a certain computer yields an error while the same command works fine from other computers

I get the following error message when trying to copy an SSH key to a remote server: ssh-copy-id -p*** ****@****.com Pseudo-terminal will not be allocated because stdin is not a terminal. ssh: ...
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SSH public/private key authentication with fail2ban

I've configured my to allow only PubkeyAuthentication, which works perfectly fine. Now I've configured fail2ban in order to mitigate brute-force attacks (ban after 6 failed logins within 5 minutes ...
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My host offers SFTP only, not SSH. Can I still use private key authentication? i.e., does SFTP use SSH implicitly?

I'm using WP Engine as my host. They are a managed host and they never offer shell access. However, they do allow setup of SFTP accounts. My (limited) understanding is that SFTP still uses an SSH ...
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Can 't login to ssh DD-WRT router,but telnet can

I have TP-link which i re install the DD-WRT firmware on tp-link WR740N and the firmware version is : DD_WRT v24-sp2(03/25/13)std -build 21061 so i can login to router using only web interface and ...
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Keepass to ssh to a second server

How do I setup keepass to ssh to a second server once in the ssh session? For eg, I double click the keepass entry which logs me into serverA. I can only reach serverB from serverA, so I want ...
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Backup to offsite NAS through firewall

I want to setup offsite backup for my Windows PC. I can setup a Linux NAS in my office, connected to an intranet that is only accessible through a Linux server with SSH access (which I don't have ...
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How can i warn a others computer that i want to remotely control their session

How can i warn a others computer that i want to remotely control their session by choosing to display a message on the client that asks permission to take session before session terminates it needs ...
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ssh attack attempts on OS X 10.10 — should I worry/respond?

If I turn on OS X "Remote Login" (i.e., ssh access), my console log gets regular messages like the following: 22/04/2015 13:05:23.364 sshd[2118]: error: PAM: authentication error for root from ...
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ssh key exists on remote, but still prompts for password?

Why is this happening? $ ssh-copy-id me@server /usr/local/bin/ssh-copy-id: INFO: attempting to log in with the new key(s), to filter out any that are already installed /usr/local/bin/ssh-copy-id: ...
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Copy ssh key onto another machine so I can use GitHub there?

I have a remote server. I can already ssh successfully onto that remote server - my key is in authorized_keys on the remote server. Now I want to pull from GitHub directly onto that remote server. ...
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Connecting to app server using plink

I need to connect to psadmin using plink. Try: plink -ssh [hostname] -l [user] -pw [password] psadmin When I run this I get error code 127 Command not found: psadmin When I enter into the shell ...
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How to create an SSH tunnel and access remote service from behind firewall with HTTP proxy

I want to access a remote service running on a vps on <remote>:8888 but our campus network blocks all ports except for 80,443,8080. And using a web proxy 172.16.0.2:8080, but each time my ...
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No path, or command history through SSH when logged in to server as someone other than root

When I SSH into a server, as anything other than root, it only shows a $ and not the path. It also won't allow me to press the up key and see the command history when I don't SSH in as root. How do I ...
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How to increase delay of ssh root access every time login fails

Is there a way in Linux to delay, for example double the delay time, of the ssh root access every time an ssh root login fails from a given IP and them let the delay expire after X minutes of no login ...
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SSH broken pipe kills foreground process

I have 2 hosts that I can connect them through SSH. In one host, after a while, I get the error Write Failed: broken pipe. In the other host, I don't get this error. I don't understand why in one ...
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Passphrase when creating authentication keys for SSH server

It's clear to me why I would use a passphrase on my clients authentication keys, but what's the purpose of a passphrase for my server authentication keys? I've read trough a tutorial, where the ...
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ssh and scp works but not WinSCP

I have a ubuntu server with 3 user accounts (root, user1, user2). user1 has access via WinSCP, scp and ssh. No problems here. Then I've created another user2 but with this user I can't access the ...
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I'm not able to connect with SSH because of SUID warning

When I try to connect with another machine, after this command below: user1@host1:~$ ssh user2@host2 user2@host2's password: I receive: WARNING: Your password has expired. You must change your ...
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SSH key exchange configuration uncertainty

I'm currently configuring ssh on a server and reading trough several guides. Many feature a @url.tld after the option in KexAlgorithms like: KexAlgorithms curve25519-sha256@libssh.org This is ...
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Website updating from git (over ssh)

I have a script that I run over SSH, which updates my website from a Git repo. cd website-git git checkout master git pull # Update protected directory rsync -v -a --delete --exclude=db ...
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Transferring SSH session

I want to grab a process running in the sever via PC1 ssh X11 session to PC2 ssh session without stopping it. I cannot use "nohup" or "bg" or "screen" or any such command which works from that ...
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which application is trying to access a private ssh key?

since a few days my Gnome based system (Fedora 21) pops up a request for the pass phrase for a certain private ssh key: An application wants access to the private key <name-of-the-key>, but it ...
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Launching PuTTY from web browser without having .reg file

I was looking to launch PuTTY from web browser. Most of the solutions I got was to create a ssh.reg file which contains ssh:// mapping and has to be registered in the registry (HTML code to open putty ...
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How can I issue a command on my local machine from within an SSH session?

Example use case: I am working on my laptop running Mac OS X (A) and am logged into my development server (B) via SSH. I have a script which will generate a GitHub URL for the file/branch I ...
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FileZilla does not open conecction, Putty does

This could be a silly question. Im getting an error when conection to a server through filezilla. Connected to domainx.corp.pre.corp Error: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server Error: ...
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FTP and other connections have turned very slow without decrease in internet speed

I did a test on speedtest.net and I got same good 30Mbps internet speed for download, but somehow got an error on upload test. So my PC acts kinda strangely, because internet in browser doesn't seem ...
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Can't connect IntelliJ to GitLab Cloud on Windows with SSH

I have been struggling to work out how to connect IntelliJ to my gitlab cloud repository using SSH on Windows. I'm new to all this, I'd very much appreciate someone checking the steps I've done so ...
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SSH-AGENT could not open connection

I try to link my SSH key with SSH Agent. I'm on Windows 7 Pro, and I'm using Git Bash console. I've this folder structure: C:\Users\MyName.ssh\id_rsa Where I've put my SSH key files as follow: ...
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How to stop PuTTY + Informix switching background and foreground color?

I connect with PuTTY (with "xterm") to a Debian system running Informix. In all Informix applications (self-written 4GL as well as isql and i4gl) PuTTY switches the background and foreground colors ...
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starcluster ssh intra nodes communication using private ami [closed]

I'm using starcluster to manage an MPI cluster for parallel scientific computation. By default starcluster set an OpenMPI environment, but the executable that I use are compiled with Intel software. ...
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Under Mac OS X, can I choose to use the Wireless connection for some specific traffic and the Wired connection for the rest?

Background: I am currently using Mac OS X Mavericks in a professional network where there is a difference in access between the Ethernet and WiFi networks. Specific to my case, when using the WiFi ...
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Connecting two separate SSH connections together

I'm working on a small project and looking for some advice on how to make a portion of the project work. Goal - join two separate ssh sessions together. I want to see if keys used to login to bastion ...
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Rsync delete only remove older source files

Ok, I could probably spend a lot of time writing a complex set of bash scripts that would accomplish this, but I'm hoping this functionality already exists somewhere. I have a device in my car which ...
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scp with system user?

I have a user that was created this way: sudo adduser --system --home=/opt/someone --group someone This user does not have login, but when I login to server with my own user, I can change to that ...
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How to ssh and run Smash CLP command by script?

I want to write the script to ssh to server (bios interface) and run command as Smash CLP. I try some command like: ssh -t accout@remote_server 'command', but it doesn't recognize 'command' as ...
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Cygwin not reading config file

I have a fresh installation of Cygwin and I created a config file (just as I had in my old installation) with the info to connect to ssh to some hosts. Now in this new fresh installation I have to ...
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SSH on Raspberry Pi (OpenELEC) not working

I am not able to use SSH to connect to the Raspberry. Raspberry Pi B+ OpenELEC 5.0.8 (SSH enabled) wired eth0 (recognized during setup) 10.190.135.xxx IP address If I ping the said ...
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How can I SSH from Hong Kong to China?

Me in Hong Kong, girl friend in China. I have installed SSH server on both computers. When both computers were in Hong Kong, I connected both to the internet (via my internet connection at home), ...
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Rsync ask for password even though I can SSH in without a password using a key

This is the command I'm using: sudo rsync -rvz -e 'ssh -p 1111' ******@111.111.111.111:/home/sql/ /media/disk1/bd92a143-c4d7-4b70-bb6a-6576678fa96b/user/Backups/sql/4-6-2015 Any advice?
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SSH tunnel through second IP of a server

I use sshuttle in Ubuntu to create a SSH tunnel with my VPS. My VPS has 6 assigned IP addresses, but if I use any of the 6 IPs to build an SSH tunnel, my assigned tunnel IP address is always the VPS ...
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Can I turn an SSH dynamic port forward to a VPN to use for the whole system?

I can create a socks proxy with ssh dynamic port forwarding and set my web browser to use it, but I want to use that route for the whole system. Is there a way for doing that? Can I turn that socks ...
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Cropping margins in PDF using Preview (Mac OS) is ignored by `lpr` on linux

From time to time I need to print some PDF documents two pages per sheet. In order to get a better looking documents I crop margins on my Macbook in Preview and then I need to print the document on a ...
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Canceled SSHFS (fuse) mount - cannot remove directory

I tried to mount an SSHFS directory locally, failed, and now I cannot use my original directory anymore. Following a tutorial, I just installed the sshfs package, executed sudo modprobe fuse, and ...
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How to select files with spaces in their name in a terminal?

When using gnome-terminal which is the default on Linux Mint, I can select files using a double click. For example: user@hostname $> ls 1.file.name 2-file-name 3 file name with spaces This ...
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Synology ssh port receiving too many intrusion attacks, how to ban systematically?

I have a synology NAS which I leave at home, and leave it open so I can access it remotely from the office. One of the useful things to do is enable the ssh port so I can access it with my terminal. ...
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YouTube not working via SSH tunnel proxy to a U.S.-based IP address

YouTube is blocked in my country. To connect to this site, I created a SOCKS5 SSH Tunnel proxy using this command and configured Firefox accordingly; 111.222.333.444 is a U.S.-based IP address: ssh ...
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Why do I get different ip addresses each time I log into the same computer?

Sometimes when I log into my home desktop I get the warning about adding a new RSA host key for IP address 2412:214:8144:4fd1:2f17:54ff:ff48:5fd2 When I use last -w, I get: thedude3 pts/14 ...
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Securing my home network and computer while still allowing SSH

I recently built a computer (linux) and am allowing SSH so that I can log in from my macbook while on the couch. Do I need to be concerned about security settings at all and/or what should I look out ...
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Using PuTTY SSH, how do I capture the remote output of a command?

In Linux ssh me@server "echo this ran remotely" The output this ran remotely is put to standard out. This is perfect. In Windows echo "echo this ran remotely" > test.cmd putty -i ...
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Putty->Cygwin X11 Forwarding “Can't open display” Error

I am using Putty on a Windows machine to ssh into another server. Once there, I am trying to use X11 forwarding to pop windows onto my computer. The remote system is not the issue since it is a large ...