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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Is there a utility to ping a server using aliases in ssh config (instead of /etc/hosts)?

I'm trying to standardize my server aliases across projects by linking together ssh config files that I can keep under version control. I'd like to be able to just define machine aliases along with ...
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How to generate key for git on NAS server?

I'm trying to set up git on my NAS server (Synology DS212J), and now I've gotten to the part where you're supposed to copy my public key... but I don't really understand what it is referring to. Is ...
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How to set up git in NAS Server (git, ssh, busybox)

I'm trying to set up git using my Synology DS212J NAS Server. I've been following these instructions: http://www.wonko.de/2010/04/set-up-git-on-synology-nas.html But I am very much a beginner with ...
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Setting up a default gateway in ssh_config

I'd like to know whether there is a way to assign a default ssh gateway to a hostname such that, whenever you attempt to ssh to the hostname it uses the gateway to reach the host. Ideally this should ...
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SSH security breach, or authentication issues, have I been hacked?

I am using a MBPro (just received) and am continually seeing a corruption with remote access, unhindered, resulting in a missing Operating System (as per Applications, in System Profiler- No ...
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Does the size of a RSA key cipher have any impact on my internet connection?

I am wanting to setup passwordless authentication to my remote linux server, I was going to generate an RSA public/private keypair. I was thinking about cipher strength like 2048 bit and 4096 bit. ...
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Telnet/ssh into a windows machine inside putty that is sshed to a linux machine

I am on a Windows machine. I SSH into a Linux machine using Putty. This works fine. However, I have a bunch of make commands I have to execute and move files around. So, I am trying to automate it. ...
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Import a local SQL File To a Remote Server Using SSH Tunnel

I have a connection between my localhost and a remote server using putty SSH tunnel. Thats fine. Now I need a command to get the sql file on my local machine i.e. c:\folder\test.sql and import it ...
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Get notified of failed SSH login attempts on Mac

I want to enable SSH on my Mac, but I want to be notified when someone tries to log in. I'm running on a non-default port, so attempts should be rare. I'm currently running a growl notification in ...
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I get a permission denied (public key) when I try to scp in ssh

I can login to the remote server via ssh and navigate through it's file system, but as soon as I try to scp a file from the server to my laptop I get an error message. Example: user@server:/file$ ...
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ssh access using cygwin on windows 7

is there anyway to do a passwordless logon using cygwin for ssh sessions? More precisely does anyone know of any guide or suggestion how can i configure to use cygwin with sshpass utility like we have ...
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using history command with ssh and getting output with correct time stamps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: using history command with ssh and getting output with time stamps Basically i want to get a record of all commands executed on my ssh server, with their correct ...
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ssh-agent and ssh-add

Does anyone know how to make it so that I don't have to add my keys manually using ssh-add? Every time I log into my Ubuntu server box, I have to start the ssh-agent and then use ssh-add before my ...
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Start SSH Server without typing a password - Sudoers (NOPASSWD)

I would like to execute the below command line without typing a password sudo -s /bin/launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist So I tried to add the below lines to my sudoers but ...
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multiple ssh windows & keep positions

Is there an app to would allow me to save & restore multiple SSH windows on Ubuntu? I use many ssh session windows and I would like to be able to save the screen position of every one of them ...
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iTerm2 loses “ls” colors if I ssh to a server

Why do I lose ls' colors when I ssh to a server? I would like those colors to be preserved. Is this possible? Should one do something on the server side?
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rsync specific dirs to another exact same path as before

I want to rsync dirs includes files from path to another exact path that has been rsynced from it For example :- path 1 have dir1/ dir1/mysql dir1/log1 dir1/log2 dir1/log3 dir1/home want to ...
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Tunneling FTP connection from home where server only accepts local IPs

I need to access an FTP server at work but the server will only accept local IPs. I cannot access it from my home machine. I have been able to ssh into my Unix work machine through PuTTY and from ...
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Can't start a service (sudo) remotely from script and keep it running

I have a service (tomcat) that needs sudo to be started. I made a simple script on the remote server in /root/bin/test.sh #!/bin/sh sudo service tomcat start read (The script needs to do other ...
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Make nautilus not show desktop via SSH

Most of the days I am connected to my home server (running Debian) via a ssh shell from my laptop. Most of the tasks are done in the prompt, but sometimes I like to have drag-and-drop-file managers, ...
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What do I do with a private key and a .ppk file to log into a remote client?

I am new to SSH and I have to log into a remote client. The owner of that client sent me a private key in a text file and a .ppk file. How do I use these to login? I'm running OS X Lion.
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Cannot see files present on server when connecting via SFTP?

I am not able to see the files present on the server using Filezilla ftp client. I am using SFTP connection. I am able to connect to the server. I can see only the directories but not the files. I ...
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ssh login with mail address

I have an Ldap Server configured an running and another server listen to this users database. (Ldap client) I need to force users login on ssh with user as email (dc: mail=myself@anymail.com) ...
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OpenVPN Tunnel in Tunnel

I want to connect to my OpenVPN server which inside the campus network from the internet. Getting into the campus network is possible through SSH or (another) OpenVPN connection. After that I can ...
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avoid X11 forwarding from Mac to linux

I need to run a program on Mac remotely via ssh from a linux machine. The funny thing about the program is that it has a command line interface, but it always creates a GUI window, even if this is not ...
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Removing log files through SSH

I host my website at GoDaddy. I have a 9GB log file that I want to delete. I've logged in via SSH as root. How do I delete the log file? Filename Size Last modified ...
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Propagating changes to multiple Linux servers with one command

So, I have a dozen of CentOS Linux servers. By and large, their configuration is mostly the same. Sometimes I need to add extra cron job (separate crontab file in /etc/cron.d/), and/or copy over a ...
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Is it better to run OpenSSH in cygwin or freesshd (on Windows Server 2003)

I found an article on Petri that explains how to install OpenSSH to Windows via cygwin. I know that OpenSSH is basically the standard SSH server for *nix distros and was wondering if that means it's ...
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Does SSHFS copy the files locally all at once, or only when I cd into them?

If I sshfs an entire filesystem at the root directory, does that mean it will download the entire root directory? Is that how SSHFS works, it physicallly downloads the whole thing? Or does it fetch ...
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Ubuntu:ssh: connect to host github.com port 22: No route to host

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and followed the help doc at github.com to set up git and connect to github but when I got to step 5 of the set up ssh keys section :Test everything out , When I used this ...
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Why would anyone install openssh-client instead of openssh-server? [closed]

I installed openssh-server on two pc's. I can connect from both from the one to the other. So if openssh-server sends as well as receives ssh, why would you install the openssh-client, just to make ...
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SSH multihop configuration

I've been trying to setup some sort of configuration on my laptop , so I'd be able to connect to a server using SSH , directly , which i have indirect access to , i've found a great configuration ...
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OpenVPN vs. SOCKS proxy

I've been trying to set up a secure connection over which I can browse the internet, and it seems like there are two options, and SSH SOCKS proxy or OpenVPN (at least, those two are what I have found, ...
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create alias to ssh to a server and then connect to mysql

I currently have an alias to connect to a remote server: alias server='ssh user@ec2-00-00-00-000.compute-1.amazonaws.com' I would like to have an alias to connect to this server, and then ...
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Mac terminal keeps using SSH key with same fingerprint when running git clone

It doesn't matter what I do, create new SSH keys, add them manually to Heroku, delete all keys from Heroku and add a new one, force delete the entire ~/.ssh folder, overwrite id_rsa keys, create ...
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using history command with ssh and getting output with time stamps

Basically i want to get a record of all commands executed on my ssh server, with their times. The codes i have tried are : ssh user@ip 'export HISTFILE=~/.bash_history; set -o history; history' I ...
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Routing HTTP traffic over SSH

I need to access the URL http://REMOTE:54000. My network does not allow outgoing connections on port 54000. However I have SSH access to a host "TRUSTED", which does not have any such restrictions. Is ...
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Compressing files from SCP on the fly

I am retrieving a large files using SCP (from a linux system to a Windows system), now is there any way of compressing that destination file on the fly, for example: pscp -C ...
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Attempting to access site by IP or using ssh -L gives Server 404

I am attempting to access www.fallenlondon.com by its IP address. However, both ebz-2-1147703023.eu-west-1.elb.amazonaws.com and 46.137.175.221 give a Server Error : 404. I get the same problem if I ...
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Ubuntu server: ssh login is very slow

I have a server hooked directly up to the internet, no router. But when I go to login to ssh it is VERY slow. It is not the connection as you can see here by the response time on this ping: What ...
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Is it possible to stream an audio signal over an SSH connection?

This is a pretty loaded question - I'm pretty sure I know the answer, but I'm still a novice so I figured I'd ask. I run a mud client(http://tintin.sourceforge.net/) on a Ubuntu 10 Server system. I ...
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Overwrite if newer : SCP folder transfer

WinSCP has a great feature that only copies newer versions of files when you transfer between hosts. For whatever reason, I'm not able to connect to my remote host via WinSCP so I must use SSH. I ...
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How do I set up SSH so I don't have to type a password, and without using a public key?

I know there are dozens of questions here about how to connect to an SSH server without typing your password every time, and the answer is always "use a public key." Well, I find myself in the rare ...
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What is a SSH key fingerprint and how is it generated?

I always find that I get this message when I ssh into a new machine: 12:f8:7e:78:61:b4:bf:e2:de:24:15:96:4e:d4:72:53 What does it stand for? Will every machine have the same fingerprint every ...
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Accessing a remote mercurial repository through a ssh proxy under windows with tortoisehg

I have a remote mercurial repository (managed by hg-gateway) on a server. Access to that server is not open to the general public; however, the firewall allows ssh proxying. How do I configure a ...
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ssh port forward

I wanna connect to a group of machines using a specific machine using ssh tunneling. But in all solutions found, I need to specify a entry per machine in my ssh config file. I would like to use a ...
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How to copy a file on machine B(which I am ssh to) to my local laptop A(running Ubuntu)

I use my own laptop(Ubuntu) to ssh to my school server(linux). And I do my assignments remotely like this. But I have an habit of putting all my files on Dropbox so that I can gain access of them ...
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How to tunnel HTTP over SSH via SOCKS in Firefox

I`ve got SSH installed on my home laptop and it works fine. I set up the tunnel: $ ssh -p 443 -C2TNv -D 8080 me@me.no-ip.org Firefox settings: manual config: SOCKS; port 8080 V5 about:config: ...
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SSH: The authenticity of host <host> can't be established

What does this message mean? Is this a potential problem? Is the channel not secure? Or is this simply a default message that is always displayed when connecting to a new server? I am used to ...
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How to fix warning about ECDSA host key

I'm trying to setup passwordless ssh on an Ubuntu server with ssh-copy-id myuser@myserver, but I'm getting the error: Warning: the ECDSA host key for 'myserver' differs from the key for the IP ...