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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ssh through port forwarding lag raspberry pi

I have set up raspberry-pi on my home LAN and want to access it remotely. I have set up ssh daemon and port forwarding and i can login into raspbpi and do terminal work. The problem is, that ...
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Secure network mounts?

I have a large-capacity file storage server ('Storagebox') which other systems mount to to access certain files. One of these systems ('Securebox') is 100% managed by another person and I have no ...
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Can I access a remote web server over an SSH connection?

I recently set up a remote server, which I have running the bare minimums currently. I set up OpenSSH and can access the machine through one of my domain names (using an A-type DNS record). I also ...
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known_hosts not updating, but ssh says it added

When I log in from termserv to any other servers, ssh asks me to verify the host fingerprint. Than it warns me that it added it and moves on. If I immediately log out and log back in, this happens ...
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Alternative ssh server - which is possible to configure to allow all connections without authentification?

Please tell me, is there a ssh server with this unusual capability? Or I would have to edit the source code of openssh-server and recompile?
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ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.38 port 22: Connection refused [closed]

I have installed openssh server on my system using the following command: apt-get install openssh-server But when I tried to remotely access this server from another system (client) it shows me ...
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Can I use a desktop environment with X11 forwarding through ssh?

I use ssh a lot (read: constantly) for work. This involves having open vim windows and so forth. What I would prefer is to have a more polished look to these windows, rather than vanilla X11 which ...
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tar piped to curl: This does not look like a tar archive

curl -L http://download.transmissionbt.com/files/transmission-2.80.tar.xz -s -o - | tar -xf - The error: tar: This does not look like a tar archive tar: Skipping to next header tar: Exiting with ...
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Remote shell account security

With a shell account like one of these http://shells.red-pill.eu, I would like to schedule chron jobs to backup from Google Drive to SugarSync. How secure are those servers? Can some obscure admin ...
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-bash: __rvm_add_to_path: command not found

As soon as I log in to my server with ssh I get the message: Last login: Wed Jul 17 16:13:07 2013 from foo.bar.net -bash: __rvm_add_to_path: command not found How can I fix that problem? My website ...
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Remote asynchronous execution with SSH

I have a script on a mac mini server that slowly downloads a multi-gigabyte file. I would like to launch this script via SSH from another (linux) server with ssh mac-server 'nohup /path/to/script ...
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Exporting bash functions through ssh

So I found a way to transfer environment variables through ssh without having to change neither server nor client: Transferring environment variable through SSH / quoting in bash/sh/csh/tcsh But I ...
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Cygwin SSH and Github

I've been trying to setup Cygwin to connect to github, but I've been having some issues. I'm on Windows 8, and I know that there's a problem in Cygwin on Windows 8 with the user groups and whatnot. ...
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Delete duplicate files with rsync

Here is the thing , I have a folder on my server with 50 GB size and its' containing over 60000 file. I used rsync to transfer it to a mirror server and almost half of file has been transferred.Now i ...
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ssh to localhost fails on mac os x server

This used to work fine, now I suddenly cannot ssh into my mac os x mountain lion server. Not even to localhost. It seems to authenticate, but it never launches the shell, so it just freezes. Here's ...
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Was this a DDoS, a hack attempt, or something else?

I SSH’d into my home server earlier because it was taking strangely long to respond to HTTP requests. I noticed that the shell prompt was also acting slow. So I typed top, and saw several instances of ...
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How to have multiple windows in a SSH terminal session?

From Mac OSX I login to a remote server that handles parallel computing jobs. I am not able to install anything on this server as it is administered by the university. I have multiple jobs running and ...
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Can't copy specific files with rsync over SSH

I am trying to sync all PHP files to another computer over ssh via rsync. However, it never copies any files. I am on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (10.8.4) Here is what I have tried: rsync --rsh=ssh ...
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Using screen/Tmux to keep application running

I'm wondering if this is possible. I have my Linux Machine running at my workplace and I want to have XChat (IRC Client) running there all the time. I want to be able to connect to that client from ...
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VMware can ssh to gues, but can't telnet

I'm running VMware Workstation 9.0.2 on Windows 7 Professional with a CentOS 6.4 guest using the bridged networking. The LAN that the host is running on is 192.168.123.*, the host is static IP ...
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Save file via SSH directly from a url

I have two hosting accounts (Host-A and Host-B). Host-A has SSH enabled while Host-B doesn't support SSH. What I want to do is copy a file via SSH from Host-B to Host-A. Do note I can do this ...
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Execute a script as root on every ssh login

Is there a possible way that I can execute a script, say abc.sh; as root user on every login to my system via SSH? I've gone through a similar question which says to add the script execution to ...
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OpenVpn and SSH tunneling

first of all I'm a linux newbie and just rent my vps few days ago. I'm using this vps for ssh tunneling and web server (apache, php, etc). Today I want to install openvpn but I'm bit confused that if ...
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Home Web Server Server Does Not Correctly Respond to SSH, MySQL, etc

I am attempting to setup my home web server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) such that I can ssh to it from outside of my home network as well as connect to the MySQL databases that I have created on it. ...
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Can't ssh into my Mac at home, from office

I'm trying to ssh/sftp to my Mac at home, from office. I can ping it fine. I'm pretty sure I set up keys correctly with ssh-keygen Here's what I'm getting (private info masked with •••): ...
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Kill a process based on parts of its name over ssh (different results when running interactive ssh session)

I am trying to do: Fing the pid of process based on something I grep for, lets say "Name": pid=(ps aux | grep '[Ń]ame' | awk '{print $2}' | head -1) Then kill it kill $pid This works fine if I ...
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OpenSSH over VPN (unable to bring up tun0)

I have a nerwork(10.1.2.0/24) where i connected OpenSSH server and OpenSSH client via a switch. I am following this guide: http://bodhizazen.net/Tutorials/VPN-Over-SSH/ I can successfully ssh to ...
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how to transfer zipped folder from windows desktop to unix server without using tools like winscp

I'm a newbie to unix. My requirement is to create an automation script which will transfer a zipped folder from my/remote desktop to an unix server. Tools lik WinSCP shouldnt be used. No manual ...
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How can I delete a file that “Does not exist”

File exists on a Synology 5-Bay NAS. It appears there was an error with the file name, it contains two invalid characters as well as a few others that were changed. (I have the original file ...
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PuTTY won't connect with SSH - Password authentication failed

I try to connect to a remote machine through SSH. It works great using SSH from a Linux Machine. But from PuTTY on a Win7 I always get a "Password authentication failed". In the auth.log of the ...
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Storing SSH passphrases for a session

So I recently moved from Ubuntu to Debian and noticed that after I authenticate via typing in my passphrase for my private ssh key, I still need to enter it again if I connect elsewhere. Ubuntu used ...
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What does a scary debug message from ssh -v really mean?

Why does ssh -v say: debug1: Next authentication method: publickey debug1: Offering RSA public key: /home/<user>/.ssh/id_rsa This message seems to say that it sends my private key (id_rsa) ...
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Why does SSH hang at the end of these commands and how can I make it exit?

I run this: ssh -t -vvv -i ~/.ssh/druid-keypair -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no ubuntu@${INSTANCE_ADDRESS} <<EOI # Setup Oracle Java ... # Install dependencies - mysql must be built from source, ...
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How to process local programs in server CPU connected by SSH?

Processing local application in Remote high performance Server I have a windows 8 Client desktop. Can I able to run my local programs in the CPU of the server computer via ssh connection? Can ...
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ssh: execute privileged command when a non-root user logs in?

I am trying to run a command/script that requires root privileges when a non-root user logs into ssh This unfortunately means I cannot use ~/.bashrc or /etc/bashrc I also tried /etc/ssh/sshrc but ...
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Security of a dial-up connection

If you have two machines with Windows XP, you can setup a "dial-up" connection between the two using a standard land phone line. I imagine the same can be done on Windows 7, and most other Operating ...
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Copying files over ssh without password

My supervisor has given me remote access to his computer by logging in through ssh on my local computer. Although I am connected (and can view any files I wish through vi, emacs), how can I copy ...
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issues with multiple private keys

I have several users on my server and as such a separate public/private key pair for each. The problem is that once they're added as identities (Mac OS X 10.8.4 if it makes a difference), when I ...
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ssh/scp from client to target through proxy

I have a target host and proxy host and client host, the client host could not connect to the target host directly, even with command ping. I am wondering if there is anyway for me to ssh or scp from ...
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git clone extremely slow using ssh

Originally I could do git clone using ssh at an acceptable speed. However my ubuntu crashed, so I reinstalled using the newest version 13.04. After I re-installed all I try to do git clone using ssh ...
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Added user as sudoer but still prompted for password after ssh key-based login authentication

This unanswered question is similar to mine except my situation is simpler. After successfully logging in as user ubtuntu with ssh, any sudo command prompts for the user's password with: [sudo] ...
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Alternatives to SSH x509 logon

I have a Windows 7 machine which is not part of domain, and a Linux machine. I want to login to Linux from Windows using an x509 certificate stored in windows certificate store. Is it possible? ...
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how to mount local directory to remote like sshfs?

I know sshfs is used to mount remote directory to local, but I need to mount local directory to remote fs. I would like to mount a local folder such as: /home/username/project_directory onto a ...
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How to connect from Windows through SSH using another Windows PC as a proxy?

I have an embedded Linux machine to which I can connect only from a certain Windows PC (let's call it WinLab) with Putty through SSH. And to WinLab machine I can connect through Remote Desktop from my ...
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How to setup password-less ssh between two vagrant machines?

I have set up a enviroment of two machines in vagrant where I used the following CentOS image: http://developer.nrel.gov/downloads/vagrant-boxes/CentOS-6.4-x86_64-v20130427.box Lets call the two ...
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FTP or SCP file transfers without .DS_Store files

I'm searching for a way to not transfer .DS_Store files when launching FTP or SCP transfers for a directory. Is it possible to block .DS_Store files from being transferred along with the other files ...
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ssh video streaming to VLC on a mac

I've been looking for how to do this for about a week now over 4 forums. I have a mac laptop and a FreeBSD server at home. I've been putting up some of my movies on my server. When I want to watch ...
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Tunnel over ssh then through proxy to the internet

I have a windows machine from which I can ssh into a unix machine with NX called 'London'. Here I can browse the web with firefox after I set the proxy to 'proxy3.com' and port 3128. At startup it ...
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SSH Tunnel with socat and tor

I'm trying out tor by attempting to access my development server using socat to create a tunnel, like this: # start TOR tor # create tunnel socat TCP-LISTEN:4141 ...
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Vagrant PermitUserEnvironment

I am using vagrant to host a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I am trying to get it to use the '~/.ssh/environment' file to use my personal PS1 among other things. It does no work. I have ...