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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Mac OSX OpenSSH file Transfer not working

I'm currently trying to get a file on my school account from home on my mac using SSH. I have the hostname and I can get in just fine, but transferring files is like smashing my head into a wall over ...
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Using SSH, transfer webURL to remote machine

Hi so i was doing some research in the library so i could use some pictures later on my Desktop computer in my room. I have space on my Lab account which i usually SSH into, and i was wondering if ...
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Transferring environment variable through SSH / quoting in bash/sh/csh/tcsh

I want to transfer an environment variable over SSH. The "correct" way is using SendEnv/~/.ssh/environment, but that requires the server to support AcceptEnv or PermitUserEnvironment, which it does ...
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VNC over SSH with XY flags?

Wikipedia mentions that VNC is insecure here and SSH manual also has something about XY -flags. Which one should you really use to share the window manager? By Unix, I mean that I don't use Windows ...
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Is there an equivalent to ssh-copy-id with OpenSSH in Powershell?

I'm using PowerShell and have OpenSSH 4.6 installed. I'd like to use ssh-copy-id so I can login using a key without doing through the manual process of copying keys to servers. Is there an equivalent ...
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I keep getting write failed:broken pipe on ssh after 2 mins of inactivity

I am running ssh on a recently installed Debian squeeze server and every 2 minutes of inactivity i get kicked out from the server with the following message: Write failed: Broken pipe I tried ...
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iTerm 2 Profiles/Bookmarks

I know this is supposed to be really simple but for the life of me I can't figure out how to store all of the URL's that I typically log into on the iTerm 2 Profiles page. I come from a PuTTY ...
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Mac OS Snow Leopard SSH client freezes

Strange thing. I'm trying to connect via ssh with command ssh user@host It asks correct password for remote host and then nothing happen. I tried to connect to Ubuntu/FreeBSD servers and always got ...
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Changed home directory permissions on remote server, can no longer ssh into it

I changed the permissions on my ~ directory, and according to this question about ssh and home directory permissions I can no longer ssh into my remote server because it rejects my public key. Is ...
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SSH Tunnel doesn't work in China

Last year I was working in China for a few months. I never bothered setting up a real VPN, but just created a SSH tunnel, and changed my browsers proxy settings to connect through it. Everything ...
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Ctrl-Z on an SSH session

When I SSH into another system and press Ctrl-Z, I expected the SSH client to go into background. However, it's the remote process that does that. Where does the magic happen?
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SSH Not Working After Installing DD-WRT

I have a pogoplug server hacked with the instructions here. It has worked fine for over a year now. I can ssh into it and do what ever I want. Today I installed DD-WRT on my router, after setting up ...
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Windows Script for connecting to remote SFTP server with public key authentication

I am trying to connect to a SFTP server for a client of ours and send files in an automated process using MS Windows. The details I have received from the client do not include the password. I instead ...
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SSH from ubuntu server to Windows 2008 repeatedly asks for password

I am trying to setup GIT using SSH mode. The central GIT repository is on a NAS device running Windows 2008 server and the user GIT repository is on ubuntu 12.04. When I try to SSH to the windows ...
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Can I use an ssh tunnel to secure an otherwise insecure connection?

Is there a way to set up an ssh tunnel, then connect an arbitrary program (say, an IRC client) to the port on localhost and get an effectively secure connection to a server? How would I go about doing ...
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port 21 and 22 are open on a fresh install of mountain lion

I have Mountain Lion (fresh install as of today), I have also reset the router and it has no port forwarding or anything. There are no other devices connect to the router but just the mac. I did a ...
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Is it possible to spawn an ssh-agent for a new tmux session?

I've seen lots of hacks for re-establishing contact with a GUI session's SSH agent from within tmux (and screen) sessions. I'm wondering if it's possible to de-couple from the GUI and spawn an ...
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How to ssh and scp directly through a server?

I connect to server2 in the following way: home$ ssh server1 server1$ ssh server2 server2$ I also sometimes need to scp this way, which takes some extra time: home$ ssh server1 server1$ scp ...
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Why would ssh fail to expand %h variable in .ssh/config?

Why would ssh fail to expand %h from .ssh/config? This used to work and still works except on a RHEL box. Looking for what the origin of this could be. Is there a setting somewhere that tells ssh to ...
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When I ssh into a ubuntu machine, what kind of shell am I using

I keep reading about interactive, non-interactive, login, and non-login shells. (This is in the context of which of the .bash* files is read). I don't understand what each type of shell is, so let's ...
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SSH into VirtualBox Guest: Connection Refused

Setup Windows 7 64-bit host OS running VirtualBox 4.2, with Ubuntu 12.04 guest OS. OpenSSH server is installed and running (ssh -v localhost connects locally in the guest machine). Can SSH to ...
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Trying to Set Up SSH Tunneling To MySQL Server for MySQL Query Browser

I'm trying to set up SSH tunneling on a remote web server to another MySQL server so that the database can be browsed easily with MySQL Query Browser. I'm following this page but cannot connect to the ...
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Add path from remote ssh server

I have a remote SSH server that holds the exe file (at /usr/bin/linux). I want to run the exe files from the server on images on my local hosts, i.e. add me@remote:usr/bin/linux to my local path. How ...
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Fast way to check disk usage in linux?

I want to find out the disk usage of /home however it's too slow, I get timeout sometimes (SSH) because it has lots of files. I am using du -sh /home and I was wondering if there's a faster way?
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Why is pasting into SSH so painfully slow?

Most of the time whenever I post reasonably large chunks into an SSH terminal, it will absolutely crawl through it at a rate of something like 1000 characters every 20 seconds; sometimes practically ...
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Host key verification failed - Linode

I registered new Linode server. I am getting Host key verification failed even after clearing up known_hosts file. I had already configured SSH to my friend's Linode server.
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Neutralize fork-bomb through ssh

I have access to a server through SSH (namely, it's our informatics server :) ) and ran a fork-bomb there (the bash one). Is there a way to neutralize it remotely? Just using ssh name@server does just ...
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How can I change directory back to client machine in ssh?

I'm trying to transfer files between a server and my mac using the terminal and SSH. If I haven't already logged into the server I can simply type: scp -r ...
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Command Line SSH restart Mac OSX Mountain Lion

How can I restart the SSH service via the command line on Mac OSX Mountain Lion please? Using ps aux | grep 'ssh', I was able to deduce that the process is most likely /usr/sbin/sshd. From here I ...
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How to transfer files remote to local using SSH

What terminal command can I use to transfer a directory from a remote machine (linux) to my local machine (mac)? Most importantly, I'd like to do this from the command line while SSH'ed into the ...
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Internet through SSH +proxy

I have a server which is connected to the Internet through a proxy and another PC, without internet connection but with access to this server through SSH. And what is needed - connect the PC to the ...
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Tunneling through SSH for 1521 port access?

I am developing locally on my computer, using my own Apache server with PHP configured. My database however is remotely located on an Oracle 11g Database Server. We were also given a separate remote ...
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How do I set up sshd using Cygwin on Windows 7 for remote login

I'd like to set up an ssh server with Cygwin on my Windows 7 desktop so that I can remotely access my computer in a more civilized way than using VNC. I would like to use zsh as my default shell. I ...
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Cannot connect to new project with SparkleShare client on Windows 7 x64

I followed the install/create steps on the front page of the SparkleShare website, and when I do dazzle create media, I get the following back: Project "media" was successfully created. The address ...
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How to create a ssh multiple hops tunnel chain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ssh tunnel via multiple hops This commands we used to connect from localhost to host2: plink.exe -v fred@host1 -L 9903:host2:22 plink.exe -v fred@localhost -P ...
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putty ssh client become not responding frequently in windows 7

with celeron processor and 512 MB ram windows 7 takes too much time even to open a folder in windows explorer. I connect to internet with GPRS modem. When I tried to connect with remote linux machine ...
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Using WinSCP with SSH server and 2 machine hops

I'm on a windows machine using putty to ssh into my schools server. From there I need to "slogin -XY machine1" and then "slogin -XY machine2" . Ideally, I'd like to use WinSCP to connect and ...
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Virtualbox SSH from Windows 7 (host) to CentOS (guest)

My network adapter is set to "Bridged Adapter". My CentOS (guest) IP is 192.168.0.4 and I am able to view Apache web server (port 80) from Windows 7 (host) but I am unable to SSH (port 22). I get ...
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ban IP on multiple faild ssh login attempts

Is there an easy way to block an IP that runs a brutforce login attack on my sshd? Maybe just an increasing time for the login prompt to appear. I know fail2ban, but that did hang when I tried it. ...
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SSH login very slow on OS X Leopard

My SSH sessions take a very long time to initiate. This applies for logins with and without passwords, interactive and non-interactive. I have tried setting 'GSSAPIAuthentication no' and 'IPQoS ...
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How do I view the job queue in lftp after it has moved to a background process?

I've just started using lftp for remote transferring files on my Raspberry Pi running Debian. I know how to transfer the files, and use queue and jobs to add and view transferring files. However, I'm ...
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How to easily bounce arbitrary connections through known SSH server, to avoid port firewalling

I was looking for a method to connect to arbitrary SSH servers through a known SSH proxy, without having to hardcode those target servers. For example, let's say that I cannot access github.com from ...
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Connection refused on Putty

I'm currently expierencing some very strange behavior. When I try to contact a ssh server (which hosts some SVN repos), I get "Connection refused". That goes for 5 to 15 minutes. And somehow after ...
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SFTP sending files between laptops on Ubuntu

I want to transfer files between two Ubuntu systems using SFTP. I have got it set-up and I can connect to the other laptop, ping it and see its file list using sftp> dir. I can see the files on the ...
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Redirect physical keyboard input to SSH

I'm having a raspberry pi running debian linux and I have an RFID reader connected to it. The RFID reader behaves like a keyboard. Every time I scan a tag it types then number of the tag and then ...
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SSHing to remote linux server over site-to-site vpn disconnects when running commands with lots of output

When I ssh using putty into a remote linux server over a site-to-site vpn, I can list certain directories if there's a small number of files/folders. If I try to list a directory like /etc with a ...
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Backups over SSH via Cron - which user?

I'd like to use rsync to regularly backup content from a production website to a backup server. The content being transferred from the remote system has a variety of permissions and owners assigned. ...
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Any way to stop VMWare workstation from dropping SSH connections?

I have VMWare workstation 8 with a few Linux guests. I have had problems maintaining an active SSH connection to my VMs when they are in bridged mode. I first read that the onboard realtek network ...
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Unable to SSH to a virtualbox Redhat

I am using a MAC and using virtualbox to start a Redhat instance. 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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Using putty generated key in SSH Secure Shell

In Windows, I need to use a key (RSA-2) generated from puttygen in "SSH Secure Shell" software v.3.2.9. The s/w has a key import option, and it asks for the .pub file. I tried importing the .pub file ...