Secure Shell; a network protocol that allows data transfer over a secure channel between two networked devices.

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FreeBSD SSH terminal windows

When I run a ncurses-based tool, say nano, in a Linux/OSX SSH session and then close it, the terminal session is back with the history and everything. But if I start nano in a FreeBSD SSH session and ...
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Open a movie with VLC from command line via SSH

I have a linux machine connected to the tv and being the lazy person I am, I would like to sit on my laptop, SSH into the linux machine and play a movie in full screen. I've tried running the command: ...
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Can See Directory But Not Contents

I am using Bitvise to connect to a server and am able to see the directory C:\Testing but when I double click that directory to open it, it shows an empty directory. However, on the server itself ...
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SSH connection breaks again and again

I am using SSH to achieve remote desktop connection. I am using cygwin at server side and plink at client side to connect the SSH server. It was working fine without any error till yesterday. Now I am ...
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How do I configure a Jenkins job to target a specific server to deploy to?

I am using two CentOS servers. I am not using any code repository. In Jenkins when I click "New Item," I see no place to enter the target server. I expect a place to configure a target server for a ...
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Router won't work after copying a file there through ssh

So, I copied some scripts from my PC to my OpenWRT router's ~/bin - which is in the $PATH - but I've accidentally copied them to /bin instead. And after that my router turns on, but it doesn't ...
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dadcomputer.home appears as dadcomputer.lan-when logging in to another computer

I changed ADSL router recently (from BT home hub 4 to technicolour tg582n) and now dadcomputer.home (ubuntu) appears as dadcomputer.lan when logging into my freeciv server, or SSHing into another ...
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How to get SSH tunneling to work in Macintosh OSX El Capitan?

I upgraded from Yosemite to El Capitan, but now SSH tunneling appears to be broken. Before upgrade, I could tunnel my VNC session from another computer using the app SSH Tunnel Manager, but after ...
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SFTP server for Windows with its own users and folders?

anyone knows if there's a SFTP server for Windows, with these features? 1. sftp users db is separate from windows users (preferably a simple text file with user/password pairs or some kind of db with ...
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SSH over OpenVPN without Admin rights

Would it be possible to install openvpn on a machine without admin rights? Of course it wouldn't be possible to change the network routings but this shouldn't be a problem. I only want to run a ssh ...
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SSH Constantly Hangs at SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT Received

I'm having problems with SSH. I can't connect to anything; every connection hangs indefinitely at SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT RECEIVED. I'm on OSX 10.6.8. I'm thinking that it's a problem with my SSH ...
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Practical SSH Key Management

As many users know, I run lots of Debian servers, for personal, work, and volunteer organizations. I'm seeing lots of posts recently on both Superuser and IT Security about disabling passwords, and ...
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After working good half a year ago, ssh into ubuntu server fails “Server refused our key”

During last summer I installed a ubuntu server 14.04 and used PuTTY with ssh to access it. I saved the public and private key on a backup. Since then i installed a clean windows 10 on the pc i used to ...
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Font size with XMing X11 forwarding too small

I am using a GUI application running on a remote Linux host, but displaying on my Windows desktop using the XMing server, PuTTY with X11 forwarding, (and ssh -X as well, which is done by SLURM's srun ...
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SSH Permission denied (publickey)

I have 2 EC2 instances (ip-172-30-0-196 and ip-172-30-0-194). But I can't do ssh from 194 to 196, and vice-versa. The ssh error from 194 is here. Both hosts have the ssh files with the same ...
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Execute an SSH command with the Apache2 www-data user

I'm working on a virtual machine project where I use two servers, let's call them server A and server B, both with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. Server A runs web server Apache2 with a website where ...
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how create ssh-tunnel PC-to-LAN through SSH in VPN (CYGWIN) to the remote LAN

I have remote PC (WIN7) and access to it throurgh VPN to PC2 (win7) I configured CYGWIN at that PC and able to connect via PUTTY to that SSH. Remote PC has access to the own LAN. I have to get that ...
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Cygwin cannot create .ssh

I'm having some trouble using Git with cygwin. "Could not create directory '/home/Craig/.ssh'. The authenticity of host 'github.com (207.97.227.239)' can't be established. RSA key fingerprint ...
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FileZilla is connecting to localhost instead of SSH server (can connect via PuTTY)

I have a Linux OS running on another machine in my home network, with an IP Address of 192.168.178.85. On this machine, I have installed OpenSSH and it is running on port 22. I can SSH in using ...
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How can I cache Yubikey/U2F credentials when authenticating over SSH (specifically Git)?

I've set up my GitHub account to use U2F using Yubikey (all over SSH) but as I also use a Git bash prompt, so every time I use my terminal, I'm prompted to touch my security key. I don't quite ...
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What could 'Roaming not allowed by server' of ssh client mean?

I'm failing to connect to an SSH server instance and the verbose output contains debug1: Roaming not allowed by server. The following predictable and there avoidable problems arise: Roaming means to ...
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Rsync hanging on files from client to LAN NAS server via ssh

I'm using rsync to do a backup to a NAS on my local network over SSH. However when running rsync I'm finding that it's getting stuck on certain files. Rsync will completely freeze and refuse to ...
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SSH access without router settings modification

I would like to distribute preconfigured servers to a group of persons who are unable to modify their router settings - and access theses servers remotely via SSH2. However, would this be possible ...
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create an alias to rsync local directory with a remote server - is it bad practice?

disclaimer: I am no superuser. question: I find myself writing out this beast every time I want to sync up my server with my dev directories on my machine: rsync -chavzP --stats user@host:/remote/ ...
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unable to enable ssh1

First, let me begin by saying that I am aware that SSH1 is totally inferior to SSH2. Now, having said that... I am trying to enable SSH1 and am unable to do so. In /etc/ssh/sshd_config there's this ...
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How to create an ssh connection Terminal shortcut with commands on Mac OS X (Yosemite)

On my Windows PC I got a Putty Batch File that connects to my Pi (SSH - Openelec), authenticates as root, kills a process (hyperiond), and starts it again. I have to use this file frequently because ...
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Remotely shutdown all computers on network running Ubuntu - bash scripting

I'm trying to iterate sudo poweroff through all ip addresses in my network using for loop. All computers in the network have the same password. sshpass -p password ssh $ip sudo poweroff The problem ...
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Remove all Mac generated files '._' with bash

I'm trying to find the command to delete recursively all Apple Mac generated files such as '._' from the drive. So far I have: find . -name '._*' -exec rm -rf {} \; however it doesn't seem to do ...
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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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Fail to ssh to server with Putty only, but successfully using git bash ssh

I am facing a weird issue when I ssh to my Ubuntu with Putty. When I ssh to my Ubuntu, the only thing I got is a blank screen, and no connection failure. However, when I use ssh in Git bash, it works. ...
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SSH+OpenVPN+FTP = How to make them work?

I'm working in a Uni project where I have to connect to a server (Linux) to get some files for my project. I was told that I have to use ssh or OpenVPN in order to get access to the files I need. I've ...
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windows ssh doesn't accept passphrase

I've installed git-for-windows and generated a ssh key with PuTTYgen (with passphrase) and stored it in c:/users/username/.ssh/id_rsa. If I try to log in with putty and enter my passphrase and it ...
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How to safely distribute an RSA private key for use by company staff? - Or more sensible alternatives to this

Let me start by saying that I know distributing a private key is a pretty stupid thing to do, akin to making copies of your password and handing it out (in this case, encrypted copies that will be ...
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Create a remote session able to use a screen larger than allowed by remote hardware

I am trying to use an ubuntu 14.10 laptop with a large screen (2 monitors actually) which size is way larger than its graphics card limits. So I thought to use it via LAN (1Gb/s): with "ssh -X ..." ...
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msys2 network performance woes

With a fresh install of msys2 32-bit (needed for git-annex) from https://msys2.github.io/ on Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, I'm seeing incredibly slow network transfer speeds on wget, ssh, rsync, etc. For ...
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Fixing broken SSH on NAS server

I am very new to the Unix/Linux world, and at my workplace, I was trying to set up my user to be able to SSH into the NAS server (our NAS is made by netgear). I had never worked with this particular ...
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SSH with no password (passwordless) on Synology DSM 5 as other (non-root) user

I'm trying to ssh into my Synology disk station without a password (public key authentication), but as non-root. When I try to ssh as root without password, it works. Following the exact same steps ...
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What are the recommended arguments for ssh-keygen?

What are the recommended arguments to ssh-keygen for generating a secure ssh keypair these days? The default appears to be 2048 bit RSA, good enough? I'm using OpenSSH_6.1p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May ...
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I'm unable to access any .vdi files over the network

I have two Arch workstations. I want to be able to run VirtualBox on Machine A, and access the .vdi files stored on a storage drive on Machine B. I'm sure I'm not connecting the two machines ...
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Cygwin and automated SSH Login - one user works, the other does not

Ok, so I have two windows computers and one linux computer. I setup cygwin and installed the ssh package. I then opened up the cygwin terminal on each computer and ran ssh-keygen -t -N '' I then ...
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10 second delay on ssh operations

After doing various things to my BeagleBone Black, I noticed it started giving me a ten second delay on every SSH operation, including SSHFS file transfers. But once it was connected (after that ...
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Multiple SSH connections to the same system - is it possible?

I have a linux computer acting as a server which can accept incoming SSH connections. Is it possible to reliably connect multiple devices at the same time, such as my phone and laptop, as well as ...
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Unable to SSH to a VirtualBox RedHat

I am using a Mac and VirtualBox to start a RedHat virtual machine. The instance is started with two adapters (first being NAT, and second being host-only-adapter). The problem is that I am unable to ...
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SSH: Failed to authenticate with keys with a particular file name

all. I deployed a new VPS on ConoHa yesterday, and normally used ssh-keygen to generate a new key pair whose file name was conoha. But I found I couldn't pass the SSH authentication with this key, ...
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SSH acess blocked after user was added to sftp group

I have a specific user and group associated to an SFTP service in my server. recently I added my regular group to the group associated with the SFTP, and now I can no longer connect to the server via ...
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Running local commands on OSX when command completes in ssh session

On my OS/X laptop, I can type "say done", and my mac says "done". Locally, I'd just do: do-something.sh && say done And that lets me go screw around in separate windows/desktops until the ...
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OpenSSH_6.2p2 on HP-UX B.11.31 ia64, sftp and ssh keys

We are running OpenSSH_6.2p2+sftpfilecontrol-v1.3-hpn13v12 on a Unix server (HP-UX, B.11.31, ia64 architecture). A client fails that tries to log on to our server using sftp and ssh keys (trying to ...
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SSH access to AWS Ubuntu EC2 Instance times out

I'm new to AWS, I've setup a micro instance on Ubuntu. I have created and downloaded a key pair. I have also set up the security user group, everything has SSH set to all on port 22. I keep getting ...
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Linux 'screen' command - Start a screen and something to run in it at the same time?

I'm a big fan of the linux program "screen" which allows me to start a screen within a SSH session which can stay alive after I disconnect. More info about screen here Is there a way I can start a ...
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Alternatives to SSH to connect and send commands to a server/

What alternatives exist to send remote commands to a server? Note the connection must be secure such that the server cannot be controlled by any person apart from those provided access. Thanks for ...