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Unable to scp from remote to local Mac

I have gone over SU and SO posts looking for a way to get this to work, but I'm about to put up my hands and stick with a GUI. I want to scp a ZIP file from a remote server to my local machine. I can ...
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Mac OS X set terminal name that persists after SSHing somewhere else

I try advice like this that recommends adding the following to your .profile: function tabname { printf "\e]1;$1\a" } So you can type tabname brokenbox to name your tab. The problem is as soon ...
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Rsync folders automatization

I've got a folder on the remote server, to which I'm connecting via SSH. When I need to synchronise folders I'm using manually access via scp. (I'm synchronising my folder with the folder on the ...
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Automatic ssh tunnel

I am looking for an easy way to automate my ssh tunnels. Basically I want a local daemon listening a series of local ports. If one program sends traffic to that port, the daemon should start a SSH ...
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Using same ssh key for Parallels

I have a Mac and am running Parallels that has Windows 7 on it. I have an ssh key that I use to connect to github. When I go to my Parallels/Windows 7 and try to do ssh -T git@github.com I get ...
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SSH into Mac Mini as user but not getting same access to files?

Ok, so I've got nginx, mysql, and php-fpm installed on my Mac mini. Its a headless machine so I'm trying to administrate it as much as possible via SSH from my Macbook, to avoid screen sharing and ...
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I can't log in to my Mac, even though I can ssh into it

Our Mac is on a network where most users log in via ActiveDirectory, that may be related I am able to ssh from my machine to my MacMini (which is a build server for our iOS Developers), via ssh ...
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Mac OSX Lion 10.7.5. Is there any way to permanently disconnect from a server?

Every time I open terminal on my Macbook Pro, I get the IP address of a server I once ssh'd into. I allowed someone to use my computer to access his server and now it seems like there's some permanent ...
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Why is my ssh output hanging until I kit a key

I'm suddenly seeing strange behavior in all of my ssh sessions. The output often freezes mid-stream until I hit a key. It's not on page boundaries, or any byte boundaries that I can see. It manifests ...
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How do I retain my shells and SSH connections on my laptop after I leave work?

I have a laptop I bring to work and back home. At work, I often set up a lot of shells and open ssh connections. When I go back home, I have to restart all these connections, after logging into my ...
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149 views

Unison profiles root/path issues

I am trying to sync two folders with each other (one local, one remote) using unison. If I use a standard command like this.. unison -times /Volumes/My\ HD/Work ssh://myremoteserver//volume1/My\ ...
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How can i see mac folder colours on pc?

My colleagues mark folders on mac server using their macs, and sometimes tell me i've marked those folders in green. I'm wondering if there's any mean to see what colours got assigned to what folders ...
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GUI ssh clients for mac?

Is there a GUI ssh tunneling client for mac that supports jump servers? Mulitple hops? I have tried: coachilla SSH tunnel manager Tunnelblick tunneling manually through terminal is fine, but time ...
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Ask SSH passphrase only once for “chained SSH”

I have a master running Ubuntu and a Slave running Mac OSX 10.6.8. I set up the SSH keys. When connecting to the GIT repo directly from Slave, everything works well and I am not asked to enter a ...
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Unfreeze a frozen osx UI using ssh without shutting down all applications?

My mac freezes occasionally, and most often I simply restart it by holding down the power button for 5+ seconds. Today however, I had been running a huge file scan for 14 hours when the UI froze ...
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SSH acting up on mac

I have a problem with a mac remote server I can ping it, but every time i try to ssh to it, it can't find a route to host. After that error i can't ping it for like 5-10 minutes, but then the ping ...
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Use iTerm2 and Mac OSX 10.8.3 to open tabbed shells to specific systems

I'm still fairly new to the MAC and I have been seeking a way to script or use the GUI to accomplish the following. Open Iterm to a group of hosts and ssh to each of them in a tabbed view. In the ...
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SSH private key won't authenticate for a new remote user on a known host after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.8

Scenario: Client machine upgrades from OS X 10.7.5 to 10.8.4. Multiple private keys. I am invoking the secondary key using ssh -i /path/to/pem existinguser@knownhost - which works fine. on ...
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45 views

Restarting multiple mac computers with terminal

How do you restart multiple mac computers that are on the same network with terminal? I know the ssh command to login to one computer but I want to be able to send a reboot command to multiple ...
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Connect to remote display on Mac

So basically, I am super lazy, and I want to be able to sit on my couch or in my bed, and watch netflix on my linux desktop or mac mini respectively. I got super hyped when I found out about x2x, but ...
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OSX Keychain not remembering SSH Passphrase

I have an key with a passphrase that I would like the keychain to remember. I have put the passphrase in multiple time, each time adding it to the keychain, but it still asks me for the passphrase ...
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How to set up ssh for public key from any machine

I have a Mac running Lion at home. I disabled password ssh login; I just want to use public key. I generated private/public key pair, but now I'm confused. I start a new job tomorrow, and want to ...
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169 views

Back up to Time Capsule remotely via SSH + iMac

I wonder if it's possible to connect from my MacBook at home to my iMac at work, using SSH and then bind 'whateverport' to my Time Capsule (placed at work) so I can backup my MacBook from home as ...
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How can I make OS X forget SSH passphrase when I close lid/after a certain amount of time?

I'm using Mac OS X 10.8.3 and openssh, basically I have the inverse problem to most people in that I want to make my laptop automatically lock the keychain (specifically my private key) every time I ...
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Where do I store sshfs configuration settings?

When using sshfs several sites recommend using options like: -oauto_cache,reconnect,defer_permissions,negative_vncache,volname=RemoteHome I tried adding these in ~/.ssh/config under the hostname: ...
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149 views

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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Deleted SSH keys, now annoying message “Identity Added” on every Terminal launch

So, while trying to work out passwordless login to some remote systems (which is an entirely different issue :) ), I ended up deleting and regenerating my ssh keys with ssh-keygen on Mountain Lion. ...
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Git Always Prompts for Passphrase

I've followed the following guide to setup SSH keys on Mac OS 10.7.4. https://help.github.com/articles/generating-ssh-keys But for some reason it continually prompts me for my passphrase. It doesn't ...
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File Corruptions when using Vim on iMac

I'm experiencing some strange file corruptions when editing PHP files in VIM/iTerm. This is not exclusive to these but the corruptions are slightly different in Nano. Same issues appear in the ...
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1answer
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Can one install linux on a Mac via ssh?

Title says it all, read on if you think this an odd request. I realize that this question is quite unusual, but ssh and FTP are the only access methods for my Mac. Why I'm doing this: The ...
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I forgot my private key's passphrase, but I use it every day

...from my Mac. I think Keychain Access remembers my passphrase and applies it every time I log in to a server, but in this instance I can't log in to the remote server directly from my laptop; I ...
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1answer
224 views

Unable to setup ssh tunnel on mac

On my office windows XP laptop I use a program called Bitvise Tunnelier to establish ssh tunnel to a in-house MySQL database. In the Tunnelier program I also need to provide address of corporate http ...
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Command Line SSH restart Mac OSX Mountain Lion

How can I restart the SSH service via the command line on Mac OSX Mountain Lion please? Using ps aux | grep 'ssh', I was able to deduce that the process is most likely /usr/sbin/sshd. From here I ...
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1answer
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SSH to remote OS X computer

I'm trying to ssh into my OS X laptop from my iPad using prompt. I have everything working when I'm on the same network, but when I try to access my computer from an outside network...everything ...
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Can't connect to my VPS before rebooting my Mac

I use LAN in our office. I can connect to my VPS Host normally. But when i back home, (with my Macbook sleeping) , use WLAN , I can't connect the same Host. Doesn't tip me input password. Just tell ...
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How to check how many remote ssh logins in my macosx

I allow remote ssh login to my Mac. However I only can see my local login when running command who. I'm sure a remote session has login my Mac via ssh. localhost% who kane console Jul 10 22:21 ...
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Enable SSH on a Mac in single user mode

I have an iMac that I can access only in single user mode, because of serious hardware damage. I attached to it another computer with an Ethernet cable. I would like to login remotely to the iMac ...
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Why does my password for the ssh private key does not work (on Mac)?

I have a pair of private and public keys. The public key is on my server and I have my private key on my local disk. The file's permissions were changed with the command: chmod 600 private_key Now ...
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SSH, VNC, HTTP(S), telnet… connection manager for Mac OS X

I'm searching for a tool on Mac OS X, that is able to manage multiple and different connections. On Windows, there is a tool like this called mRemote. Until now, I've been using the .ssh/config file, ...
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570 views

SSH download file from web server

I need to do a backup on a website, but I need to download locally to a folder on my hard drive. Example: scp name.zip -> MyMac/Documents/Backup This can be done via shell, Terminal, etc. What ...
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How do I configure SSH on OS X?

I'm trying to SSH from one Mac running OS X 10.6 to another. Seems to work fine via a password, but I can't get it to use a RSA key instead. Where is the ssh configuration file on OS X and what is the ...
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ssh-agent is broken after running Meerkat - can connect to git in terminal but not in Tower - no keychain access

My mac running Snow leopard 10.6.8 is having trouble handling it's ssh keys. I could previously access all my git repo's via Tower without an issue. The other day I ran Meerkat to see what it was ...
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Incessant prompting for id_rsa passphrase

Running on Mac OS X and I switched to zsh a couple months ago & started using git quite heavily. At each initial login now I'm getting a prompt for my .ssh/id_rsa passphrase: starting... Enter ...
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Terminal unzip outside default directory

Using terminal command "unzip" seems to be extremely useful when deploying a CMS to a remote server, since you can transfer a zip and unzip it remotely. However, I cannot find a way to unzip the all ...
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Connect to shh using a Putty generated ppk key on Mac OSX

I have a .ppk key generated by putty. How can i convert that to a public/private ket to use it with ssh on mac?
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X Session from Mac

How can I log into an X server from Mac OS X? I know that ssh -X username@host will log me in and I will have the capability to run X applications. On Cygwin/X you can log in and have a whole X ...
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Unable to do Port Forwarding in Virtual Box

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6. I have installed Virtual Box 4.1.0 in it. My Guest OS is Ubuntu Server 11.04. I have added a rule in Port Forwarding in Virtual Box -> "guestssh" TCP 127.0.1.1 8080 ...
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ssh problem. Worked fine, installed Mac OS X 10.6.8 update, now doesn't work

Apologies if this is not the appropriate section for this question... I'm a newbie as far as dealing with networking issues. Until last week, I had no problem using ssh to connect to my work Mac ...
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How to check if ssh automatic login is setup between two machines?

I have a cluster of 50 machines and some machines already have ssh automatic login setup but I want to be able to check this with a script. Is there a command that help me do this.
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How can I transform a file on 1st machine with a tool on 2nd machine in one line over ssh?

I have some file tools on a mint machine that I would rather not install on my mac laptop. Mainly because of the vastness of apt-get and the low risk of installation failure. Anyway, every so often I ...