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

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How to connect 2 SSH clients through a SSH server?

Hi I want to remotely administer (command line interface) a linux box from my home Windows PC. I have an ssh client on the linux box. I have an ssh client on my home Windows PC. I have a login on ...
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Why can't I setup an SSHFS share? “OSXFUSE file system is not available” error

I'm trying to setup an SSHFS share from my local machine to a remote machine, but it is not working. I'm getting the error OSXFUSE file system is not available (see below). How to fix this?? FYI, my ...
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I can connect to my SSH server but cannot browse the internet

I have setup an ssh server on my windows 8.1 system as well as port forwarding on my home router and from inside and outside of the network I can login on my macbook using the command ssh -D 8080 ...
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How to detect the OS type of a SSH client from the remote OS

If I am using PuTTY from Windows to SSH to a remote OS, how do I detect what OS the SSH client is running on, from within the remote OS? I think this is probably impossible. Merely the terminal type ...
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SSH from Windows to Linux VM. Cannot invoke firefox: no display specified

I have been at this for the past two days and still no luck. $ firefox Error: no display specified $ firefox & [1] 25977 Error:no display specified ^C ^C [1]+ Exit 1 I am on a Windows7 ...
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Transfer to a remote machine, trouble with hostname

I'm connected to a remote host via SSH, I've read the rsync page and I understood that to transfer a file from my local machine to the remote host I have to do rsync myHostname:path/to/file ...
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how to create a user non-login but can use ssh -CD create local socks proxy

I want share my VPS to other users, but they can only use it as a socks proxy server. It can allow ther user do ssh -CD 1080 -N user@host. But he can never login to the server, and modify any file. ...
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using url with Putty to access Unix server

I need to access UNIX server from my windows machine and will be using PUTTY. Can I access the UNIX server with the url rather than direct IP address? I am getting error that host cannot be found ...
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How can I run badblocks and smartctl over SSH, close SSH without interrupting badblocks and smartctl? [duplicate]

I have a server with a hard drive I'd like to test using smartctl (smartmontools) and badblocks. I would use smartctl first, then badblocks. My question is three parts: How can I run the commands ...
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Is my NAS accessible from the Internet?

I have a FreeNAS server set up to do nightly backups for my various Windows machines. I turned SSH on to make administration a little easier - I have plenty of Linux VMs and it's easier for me to SSH ...
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how to get the status of commands executed inside ssh connection

I have an ssh connection where I am running 2 commands. I want to know the status of each command after execution. the code is like below: ssh $username@$server -t <<'XXX' command 1 command ...
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Reach ssh server behind a router on embedded system using established socket connection

I have developed an embedded application running linux to do remote I/O control. The application open a socket connection to my server to communicate, periodically, the state of the I/O and getting ...
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Haproxy for SSH name based proxying

I have a host machine with several lxc containers. I am trying to give ssh access to containers directly based on domain names. For this I have tried setting up HAProxy. Could achieve this easily with ...
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Why when I run a program in a detached screen section it became very slow?

I am not so into Linux and I have the following situation related a strange behavior of the screen command. The situation is the following one: one a RaspBerry Pi I have installed Raspbian (that is a ...
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How to manage SSH keys securely in Windows?

I currently have an SSH key I use to access both Bitbucket and my home server from my Windows laptop. The most convenient way I found to deal with the use of the private key was to just have pageant ...
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Teamviewer - Find out ID of remote machine

I'm connected to a Ubuntu 13.04 Raring ringtail Server, I'm setting up. I've just installed Teamviewer on it (Through SSH), started daemon, and it's running fine. However, I'd like to know if there ...
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Login to linux box with putty using public ssh key

A hosting provider sent me a public key and the hostname of a linux box which I want to ssh into. Now usually, I simply input the hostname in putty and then type username and password, but now I just ...
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Very strange behavior when I try to connect using SSH. Why it works only if I copy and paste the IP address?

I am experiencing a very strange behavior. The situation is the following one: I connect to my RaspBerry Pi from my Ubuntu Linux 12.04 using SSH So I do the following operation: I go into my router ...
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Can't sudo when logged in with ssh

I set up a ubuntu machine on my local server. I've got a user with sudo privileges (same password as for login). I've got passwordless ssh going by putting my rsa public key on the ubuntu machine. So ...
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Regaining access to Linux server after SSH service dies?

I recently ran into an issue with a VPS where the SSH service crashed, leaving me unable to connect to the machine. The other services were up and running; only the SSH service died. I managed to ...
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Why fabric can connect to remote host immediately while normal connecting needs to wait 20 seconds?

I'm using a remote hosting service. Everytime I connect to it. It costs me 20 seconds or more to wait for the password input line prompt out. But today I used python fabric module. I set the host ...
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ssh-agent on ubuntu rapidly restarts

I am attempting to use ssh-agent on Ubuntu 13.10 so that I will not have to enter my passphrase to unlock a key every time I want to use ssh or git. As you can see below, ssh-agent appears to be ...
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Unable to SSH into remote server with defined user & keyfile

This one is just bugging me, I can ssh in as USER when I am using USER account ie: USER@SERVER$ ssh -v USER@ip-SERVER2 logs in just fine if I try and use USER2@SERVER$ ssh -v USER@ip-SERVER2 ...
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Why can I not connect to a reverse SSH tunnel port remotely, even with GatewayPorts enabled?

I require constant SSH access to a host in our department, whose IP address is dynamically allocated. I've set up a remote SSH tunnel from the target host to one of our hosts that does posess a static ...
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Linux graphical alternative to WinSCP tunneled connection

Is there a Linux or multiplatform software with GUI that allows you to browse and download files from a server behind a SSH tunnel (this is a winscp example)? ...
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Can 'at' command keep on working after ssh connection broke?

I'm using ssh to connect to a remote server. And I execute at 03:13Jun12 -f t.sh would the remote host run this 't.sh' at 03:13 Jun 12 even if I broke this ssh connection? ( Assume the remote host ...
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Password stretching in PuTTY

Does PuTTY use password stretching when passphrase protecting my SSH keys? If it doesn't by default, how can I make it do so?
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show dynamic ssh tunnels on server

SSH offers a cool feature via -D option to create dynamic destination tunel over ssh connection. Is it possible for me as a server admin (e.g root) to get a list of these tunnels that users created ...
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verify public key on Ubuntu

How can I verify if a ssh public key is successfully installed on a Ubuntu server? I'm trying to unable continuos deployment and to do so I need to install the public key I got from codeship on the ...
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Pull Couchbase database over ssh from remote server

I am working on a Debian environment and I have to pull a Couchbase database from a remote server location into my local Dev environment. I wasn't able to find any kind of details on this topic so ...
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How can I graphically open and display file at the client end in Linux over SSH connection?

I am using the xdg-open file-name command to open and display file at the user end, but can't graphically open and display file at the client end in Linux over SSH connection. So please help me to ...
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Can I fork a copy command on ReadyNAS SSH?

I have a ReadyNAS 102 with a couple of USB drives attached, and connecting to it from a Windows 8 machine over SSH. There were times I wanted to copy files between volumes on the NAS. Unfortunately I ...
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Port Forwarding a Specific Port (e.g. 22)

I'm still confused about establishing an SSH connection (port 22) between two computers on different internal networks. For example: I am on my computer with internal IP address IIP-1, connected to ...
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allow SSH to bypass VPN on OSX mavericks, openvpn, pf

My home computer connects to the internet through an OpenVPN connection. However, I would like to be able to connect to my home computer from outside over ssh. Ssh is set up and working, but when I ...
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What is the public key file that is generated by PuTTY?

If I'm using the PuTTY key generator to create a public/private key pair, there is a button to "Save public key" like so: However OpenSSH doesn't accept the format of this public key file, at least ...
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multiple ssh aliases selecting wrong user when forwarding

I'm following the dual identity procedure for bitbucket: I have 2 bitbucket accounts ccmcbeck and chrisbeck. The former is personal, the latter is work. On my local Mac, I have this in my ...
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Can't open an SSH session because of OpenSSL version mismatch

I just ran apt-get upgrade, and according to /var/log/apt/history.log, openssl has been updated to version 1.0.1e-2+rvt+deb7u7. Now I have one SSH session still open, but I can't open another one. I ...
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Can't git push to Bitbucket.org — with ssh keys

I'm running doku-wiki on may (Ubuntu) laptop for some note taking. So, to keep backup, I was using Bitbucket and periodically pushed my wiki files there and everything worked smoothly. (a) Some time ...
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ssh_exchange_identification after few attempts

To help find diagnose a ssh issue with a gitlab server, I've written the following script #!/bin/bash while : ; do ssh -v git@example.com || exit 1 done After few successful iterations ...
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how to speedup ssh-keygen

We are using beaglebone based custom board. In one of the init script we are generating ssh keys but it takes around 7 seconds to generate the ssh-keys. How do we speedup the process of generating ...
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Process killed on ssh disconnect despite screen/nohup

I am facing a rather strange situation: ssh to a beaglebone (details : uname -a = "Linux beaglebone 3.2.34 #1 Wed Nov 21 14:17:11 CET 2012 armv7l GNU/Linux", ssh server : Dropbear sshd v2012.55) ...
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Issues connection to Ubuntu via PuTTy

I'm not sure this is the appropriate stack exchange site to post this question on. If not, please flag this for migration. I am trying to use PuTTy ssh into my ubuntu machine which is wirelessly ...
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Restrict SSH access for one user of accessing machine

I have two virtual machines VM1(Ubuntu) & VM2(Debian). VM1 has a single user "admin" & VM2 has two users "test1" & "test2". What I want is that only test1 was able to access VM1 through ...
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why does “ctrl+a+d” exit ssh session?

I use ssh to connect to a remomte linux machine. I opened two virtual screens using command screen. Then I notice from screen -ls that I'm attached to one screen. Thus I input ctrl+a+d in order to ...
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rsync per-site configuration file?

I know how to configure a per-site entry for ssh, but is there any kind of a client configuration for rsync that allows per-site configuration options and aliases or similar shortcuts like the ...
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How to forward a port to another server connection via SSH

I think what I am trying to do is called SSH Tunneling. I am a bit confused if this is actually what I want to do. I want to setup a tunnel on port 1234 on Server A. Server A forwards all ...
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Is there any way to abstract IP address during ssh?

I have a server which is in the middle of a forest. It is connected to the Internet via a microwave link and an ADSL link.Hence it has two different static IP addresses. Now if there is heavy rain, ...
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Bitbucket SSH and iptables

I'm a newbie in iptables to be honest. I have some basic rules. Everything is blocked by default. iptables -t filter -F iptables -t filter -X iptables -t filter -P INPUT DROP iptables -t filter -P ...
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rsync to windows (cygwin)

We have a windows file storage (don't ask) and now I want to rsync with the machine from Windows, Mac and Linux. So I installed freeSSHd (login shell is set to C:/cygwin64/bin/sh.exe), set up ...
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Proxying Minecraft through a SSH tunnel

My setup is this: My computer has a Minecraft server running on it, listening to port 25565. It is protected by a firewall, so can not be accessed externally (and I have no control over port ...