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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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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Why does the “password” prompt take forever when I SSH into my Ubuntu 9.05 server?

Answer: It was, in fact, performing reverse DNS resolution. Based on the suggestions below and this article, I added "UseDNS no" to my sshd_config, rebooted ssh, and now the password prompt displays ...
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How risky it is to have a personal server with ssh opened to the Internet?

Title continuation would be “while having limited knowledge of Internet security”. I have recently set up a small server with a low end computer running debian with the aim to use it as a personal ...
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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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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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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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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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How to use UDP hole punching for a SSH tunnel / session

I want to deploy a Raspberry Pi in my weekend cottage. The Raspberry Pi is there to log the temperatures and send them to a remote server which has a fixed ip, saves the data and displays it on a ...
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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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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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VMware TCP port mapping not working - port not accessible via public IP address

Simply speaking, the forwarded port 45922 is accessible on the host via 127.0.0.1:45922, but not accessible on the host itself via its public IP plus port number 45922. Details are as follows. Host ...
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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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How do I exit an SSH connection?

I’m connecting to a server via SSH to send a message to a socket server using a command like: ssh 181.169.1.2 -p 5566 After the connection is established and I write the message and send it I ...
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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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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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FTP Not Connected - Can't input user credentials

I'm trying to download a file from a Linux server via FTP from Windows command line. I've successfully downloaded the file with FileZilla (same server, same file), but I want to do it in cmd.exe. ...
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How do I transfer a file to my server using PuTTY?

when calling SCP in PuTTY on my Win7 box, it doesn't let me use C:/, but I also have no idea where on my local machine it will look for files by default. None of program directory or user directory ...
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Connecting to an SSH server from Client behind an NTLM Proxy

I'm trying to get to my SSH server on the internet from a corporate network. All connections to the outside internet have to be proxied through a server that check's for the NTLM hash of each client ...
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SSH from one Virtual Machine to another in VirtualBox

I am trying to run a server on one VM and a client on another; both VMs have ScientificLinux 6.4 as their OS, running on VirtualBox 4.2.10. The client should be able to communicate with the server ...
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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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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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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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How do I make sshfs work in Debian? (I get /dev/fuse: Permission denied )

I've moved from Ubuntu to Debian on a machine and all my sshfs mounting scripts fail with fuse: failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied now. Am I missing something simple?
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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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Attach a tmux session to a remote machine

I am using tmux on my local machine and usually have several sessions simultaneously. What I usually do is I have a session with different windows to work locally and the other sessions in which I ...
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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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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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Cannot ssh into server

I am trying to SSH into a linux machine running ubuntu, but the interactive shell stuck somewhere and I can't key in anything. I am on Mac OS X Lion. This only happens when I am trying to access via ...
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XBMC unable to connect via SFTP to server

I have a raspberry pi xbmc server set up at home that I use to stream videos over my local network, but I'd like to be able to stream videos over the internet. I am able to SSH and SFTP into my ...
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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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SSH Connection Error : No route to host

There are three machines in this scenario: Desktop A : user@1.23.x.x Laptop A : user@1.23.y.y Machine B : user@192.168.z.z All the machines have Ubuntu 11.04 (Desktop A is a 64bit one) and have ...
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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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“.ssh/config” E212: Can not open file for writing

I'm new to linux. I downloaded an image of ubuntu 12 for VirtualBox and I want to configure the .ssh/config file to access via ssh to an application in development. I access /home/ubuntu folder and I ...
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How to do DNS through a proxy in Firefox?

I am using Firefox 3.5.7 with FoxyProxy. I have an ssh tunnel forwarding 8080 through to an HTTP proxy server on the other end. With FoxyProxy, I send work traffic direct but everything else goes ...
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Sharing a GNU Screen Session

I have a meeting with a professor coming up shortly, but he won't be at school for a face-to-face meeting. Instead he will meet with me via Skype and an SSH login. I'm a heavy user of GNU Screen, but ...
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scp protocol error: bad mode

when I try a scp transfer I get this error: protocol error: bad mode PD: I can establish a ssh connection.
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sftp limit user to directory

I need to limit sftp for a user to a certain folder. So far I have followed this tutorial to the letter: http://shapeshed.com/chroot_sftp_users_on_ubuntu_intrepid/ It works in the sense that I can ...
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Windows 7 SMB / Port Forwarding

I'm trying to configure my home desktop to work with tunnelling, SSH Port Forwarding and Windows File Shares. It was working for me but with any change in the setup it suddenly stopped and I can't ...
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Using reverse SSH to connect two clients over one server

I’m trying to set up multiple client PCs that are behind a firewall with dynamic IP addresses to have an SSH connection available for another PC. My theory is to set up a server with a publicly ...
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Connect to a blocked server

I have a hired server that doesn’t allow me to access to a URL. Can I access to that URL from the server using my home computer as bridge with SSH tunnel? In the server I only have command line ...
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Correct use of Tmux and Irssi via SSH

I'm pretty new with Tmux. I'm looking for a way to connect a Tmux session locally to a distant one, running on my server with irssi and other stuff. If i start a regular session with tmux And ...
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Seting up vnc on mac through RPI ssh

I'm currently away from home, and I would like to access my iMac which is turned on in my place. I set up the mac screen sharing before I leave, but something went wrong, and I can't access it from my ...
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How do I get the F1-F12 keys to switch screens in gnu screen in cygwin when connecting via SSH?

I'm connecting to a desktop running cygwin via SSH from the terminal app in Mac OS X. I have already started screen on the cygwin side and can connect to it over the SSH session. Furthermore, I have ...
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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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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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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 ...