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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SCP long directories

Im wondering what the quickest way for this is On my local computer I have a file in /some/long/path/name When i have SSH'ed into another machine I decide I want the local file to go in ...
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SSH doesn't work over VPN

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04 running OpenVPN and OpenSSH. I've installed OpenVPN on a Windows machine at work, and created the connection. I can ping back and forth between the machines, but when I ...
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Reverse port forward with EC2

I have two computer behind NATs so I thought of using a free tier EC2 server as a SSH relay. Followed this simple tutorial http://www.acooke.org/cute/ReverseRem0.html which seemed pretty reasonable. ...
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Security considerations when running an SSH server

I'm trying to set up an SSH server which I can access from my home network only, not the Internet. It's running Ubuntu Linux. I've installed the ssh package, and I can start/stop the SSH server, and ...
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Re-install linux by ssh

I have remote machine with OpenSUSE, and I cant interact with it only by SSH. I want to install Debian to this machine, how can I do it? I search answers, but each of them assumes, I have physical ...
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SSH bash - am I running a script?

I'm pulling my hair out on this one, but i've been looking around trying to find the answer to why my ssh connection to my vps has "[remote] 0:bash" in green color showing in my bottom terminal ...
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SSH ForwardAgent + multi-Host

I have several Hosts in ~/.ssh/config, and they work fine from local machine, but remote machine doesn't know these Hosts. Host A HostName github.com IdentityFile ~/.ssh/A_rsa Host B ...
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Diagnosing SSH Connection Issues

So we recently have done some IT restructuring for one our server networks. I am able to generally ssh to the machine, but usually within a small time frame (< 1 min) the SSH connection is dropped ...
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Continue SSH background task/jobs when closing SSH

I have the same question as here but even beyond that. If I logout/exit the SSH connection, I need my program running in background. Before exit, I type bg and jobs to check background running task, ...
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Finding IP or hostname of origin machine (ssh)

I connect to a number of machines constantly, from different physical locations (and thus different physical machines). Most of this is done though ssh, sometimes a gateway machine or two is required ...
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Is there a simple way to remotely administer devices shipped to clients?

I plan on shipping small devices (like a MinnowBoard or CuBox) to some people. Is there some sort of software package that can "phone home" so that i have a way to administer it? My current ideas are ...
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does this exist: UNIX box with ethernet and nothing else, all interaction is done by SSH'ing in

So I could sit this UNIX box by my router and all configuration would be done via local SSH. Then once it's set up, I could SSH in from the internet and use UNIX (and all the tools contained within). ...
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I want to open up my default SSH port (22) to see how many unauthorized access attempts I receive

I thought this would be a good place to ask this question: I want to open up my default SSH port (enable remote management in system settings and port forward my router) to see how many unauthorized ...
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Accessing a remoted forwarded port from a third host

I have two servers server1 and server2 from server1 issue the following command ssh user2@server2 -N -R 9080:localhost:80 Now from server2 I issue the following command: wget http://localhost:9080 ...
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Transfer folders and files from Linux to Winows using SCP as protocol in WinSCP.com (command line utility)

I have to login onto a remote Linux target using a local windows machine. I was using Putty and WinSCP as a GUI utilities to login. But I have a requirement which needs to automate the login procedure ...
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ssh reverse tunneling via putty thru 3 boxes - connection timeout

the three boxes are My laptop ( windows ) A jumpbox ( linux ) The server ( linux ) My web application is running in nodejs port 3000 on the server. I should access the web app in my laptop by ...
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Is it feasible to have a machine work both as server and client on SSH?

I have OS X and within it installed Ubuntu 13.04 via Parallels 8, and I also have iMac, within it I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (not Virtual Environment). So, now I have three OS - OS X, Ubuntu 13.04, and ...
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Can I be a root certificate authority for my local network?

This may sound crazy, but can I be the root certificate authority? I mean, I have many computers and smart devices in my home. Remote Desktop warns for the certificate not being trusted, because it ...
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how to get git on solaris webspace?

I'm renting webspace with SSH access and I want to host a GIT repository on it. The problem is that GIT is not installed on the server, which is running Solaris and therefor it is difficult for me to ...
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Lazy ssh key prompt for command line

My question is (very) similar to lazy prompt for ssh public key passphrase but the answer provided there (using GNOME keyring) doesn't really fit the bill (I'd rather have no reliance on X or any ...
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Not able to connect with server. Connection closed by remote server

I am trying to ssh remote server from my local server. But whenever i run ssh command: ssh root@x.x.x.x I get error: Connection closed by x.x.x.x Output of ssh -v -v -v -v root@x.x.x.x is: ...
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Why is SSH/SFTP failing for commands with larger returns?

We have a SFTP server which was working fine until we added another ISP. The connection to the SFTP server is not going through the new ISP, I confirmed it with tracert. No change was made on the ...
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Gitolite3 SSH info failing

I have installed gitolite3 from the EPEL repository to Centos6.4. There were a number of things that I didn't like, so I set about to change them. First, I created an additional user and group called ...
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SSH won't work in new version of OS X 10.8.4

I was using a previous version of OS X and used to connected to a server with an SSH console. It used to run X11 after loading my requested programs (Mathematica) on the remote server and was working ...
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Middleman server for ssh tunneling

There is any online server to host a middleman server for ssh tunneling? I don't have another computer with public IP to do that. My scenario: I have two PCs, each one in a different network and ...
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How do I route a request for a specific website outside of Cisco Anyconnect VPN?

Thanks for looking. I am remotely doing some development work for a client and need to use their VPN to connect to their database and TFS server. The VPN client is Cisco AnyConnect and I am told it ...
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Access local network through one public IP

I have a local network built up with 8 computers connected to switch. Main node has a public IP, so I can ssh it from external network. Is it possible to access other 7 nodes without assigning public ...
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Escape key strangely captured by javascript webshell

I am using GateOne as a WebShell on my VPS (only way to SSH to it through the proxy of the place...), it uses javascript to emulate a shell by capturing keystrokes. Everything works well, yet it ...
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Solaris: ssh -tt with no output

I have access to a machine running SunOS 5.10 (called solaris). I also have access to a RedHat machine (called redhat). ssh -tt seems not to give me output if run from solaris to solaris, but works ...
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Why can't I install Git for Windows with OpenSSH?

Whenever I try to install Git for Windows, using the installer downloaded from here, the installation seemingly skips the step where I configure my Secure Shell client for Git. Normally during ...
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Is it possible to use ~/.ssh/config to handle '-t create' switches?

As you may know, SourceForge offers a shell service. According to their Shell Access info page the command to get a shell is this: ssh -t USER,PROJECT@shell.sourceforge.net create This queues up a ...
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SSH certifificate authentication via .ssh/config

I can login to my server using a certificate if I issue the command directly in the shell: $ ssh -p 26000 rambo@jumanji.gov However, when I configure this host in .ssh/config falls back to password ...
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Enable FTP disable SSH

I would like to know how enabling FTP access while disabling SSH access for all users except root and admin. I tried to change the shell : /usr/sbin/nologin is no good because disable both and ...
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What is the fastest way to send a file from client PC to a remote machine? [closed]

I tried to use SSH and FTP to send the file, but it was really slow (of course it depends also to the connection quality, but I think that my connection can provide better performance with another ...
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program crashes when started via ssh

I have this problem with a tool, that I launch from a terminal on a specific computer - as far as I can tell it's a binary executable. If I remotely connect via ssh (using the -Y option) to this ...
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AWS EC2 instance can't connect to ssh or SFTP “all of a sudden”

I have an instance set up on AWS. It's an Ubuntu 12.04 server, and I can no longer log into ssh or sftp using my key. I was logged into both ssh and sftp at the same time on a mac using terminal for ...
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SSH private Keys

I want to use a simple command to count the number of ssh keys in a users home folder, but would rather use the output from the /etc/passwd file as input. The find command is easy: find ...
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How to create a ssh key so that it can only use sshfs on a Synology NAS?

I have an ssh key without a paraphrase that allows a user to log in to a remote server. This key is used to mount a folder in the remote server using sshfs and backup the files in my laptop. I would ...
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SSH from Mac to Ubuntu

I successfully ssh-ed to my Ubuntu machine from a PC through both local and over the internet. However, I got no luck with my Mac. I followed all the steps for SSH key gen and configuration and tried ...
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X11 Forwarding Error on Ubuntu Client, Though It Works On Windows

I have an interesting issue - on Windows using Xming I can forward X11 requests to my client (PC) successfully and can run the applications. However, I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC ...
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Creating a tar with a absolute path

tar -cf /Users/Files/myfile.tar /Users/Files/ I am basically trying to create a tar containing the contents of User/Files and create it in the folder of the contents. I can only execute this ...
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X11Forwarding using SSH and Netcat

From my machine, I must connect through nodes A, B, and C, to reach target: localhost -> A -> B -> C -> target Machine A is configured to refuse X11 Forwarding, so I guess I shouldn't ...
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ssh - sshfs difference

There exists a difference when using ssh and sshfs. My user is a root at the ssh client and it works when using ssh. But I wanna use sshfs (due to some development issues). When using sshfs with the ...
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Using SSH Shortcut in Mac OS with a .ppk File

I'm working on setting up a shortcut to be able to SSH into my web development server. Here is what my config file looks like (different port and path to key in the real thing): Here is what ...
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Why are ssh file permissions strict

So over the years I have had to generate, and use a lot of ssh keys. Some of the things that always have to get done are ~/.ssh needs to be 0700 and ~/.ssh/authorized_keys needs to be 0600, and then ...
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How can I launch an ssh session by clicking on a link on a web page?

Say I have a webpage with something like: <a href="ssh://foo@bar.com">foo@bar.com</a> Is there any way to have it launch an ssh terminal? My preference is that this works on Ubuntu ...
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Why is SSH so slow over UMTS while SCP has acceptable speeds

I'm using ssh to access a laptop (running that connects to the internet through UMTS. It is painstakingly slow to type any command. However when I use SCP to copy a file from the same laptop to the ...
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SSH hangs upon login on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

About a month ago trying to SSH into servers (various ones, from various physical locations) started taking around 40 seconds to resolve. I tried tracing the problem, but without much success. I know ...
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ssh tunnel error : channel 3: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused

I'm trying to access and browse internet through a ssh server so in my laptop (ubuntu 12.04) I do this: ssh -D 9999 root@server-ip then in the network proxy in my laptop I set: HTTP proxy ...
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different byobu screens on large cluster depending on the login node

I am trying to use byobu on a large cluster, where I internally get connected to a different login node each time I ssh to the cluster. Normally, one wouldn't even realize the difference, but when I ...