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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Transfering long files with SSH to RHEL

I am using SSH Secure Shell GUI to transfer some folders from Windows to a RHEL server, but one of the file inside the folders has a name which is too long and I can't shorten the name as it is some ...
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Passwordless SSH between users on the same server fails (CentoOS 6.3)

I have set passwordless connection from user A on my server to two other users. SSH to one of them works fine, but to the other one it asks for password. As far as I can tell, both users are the same ...
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SOCKS proxy on a local network

I have a Windows 7 machine that I use to open up a SOCKS connection using Putty on SSH. I set the tunnel to Dynamic localhost 8080 which I can use locally. How do I get a machine on the local ...
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ssh using putty to server outside vpn

I don't know too much about networking and I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I'm not sure how to go about solving my problem... When I'm connected to my company LAN, I'm able ...
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Unable to get profile variable using ssh

Unable to retrieve the profile variable using ssh. server2 ==> user apptst ==> bash profile has $APPHOME variable. Was trying to retrieve the value from server1 using ssh but failed. Used options ...
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Making the most out of an old laptop for home improvement [closed]

My old Compaq laptop's (circa 2005) been lying around useless for the longest time so last week I decided to make a Linux box out of it. So far, I have set it up to provide the following services, ...
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Run windows bat remotely file from Linux over ssh

It is possible? Cygwin is installed on the windows environment. I connect to windows environment over ssh with follow command: ssh user@ip /cygdriver/c/run.bat. After introducing the password the ...
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Restart a process in detached screen via ssh

I have a server with several screens running, each with their own node server listing to different ports. I'd like to create Jenkins jobs to ssh into the box, reattach a specific screen, stop the ...
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Ubuntu/Nautilus - connect to server: is it possible to disable moving folders?

Sometimes I use Nautilus on Ubuntu to connect to a remote SSH server. I can browse folders easier and open and edit files remotely in my local editor. One thing I'm concerned about is accidentally ...
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mysql and ssh tunnel

I got some troubles establishing connect to remote database via ssh tunnel. Open ssh tunnel ssh -fNg -L 3307:127.0.0.1:3306 user@remote-host Check it netstat -lep --tcp All OK tcp 0 0 *:3307 ...
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Connect to AIX via SSH

I have to connect the AIX machine through Linux via SSH command and i m not able to figure out how to connect. Can anybody help me with the command. Thanks, Vivek
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Stuck in a virtual console after init, not sure how to proceed

When I turned on my laptop today this message (for a first time greeted me) login as: root root@10.10.10.158's password: Last login: Sun Sep 7 10:25:51 2008 from 10.10.10.41 Linux debian ...
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linux - file copy compete notificaion

I'm using ssh to copy a large file from my web server to my local machine. How can I be notified when it is done downloading? I would ideally like to run mpg123 to play a short audio clip upon ...
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How do you make X11 display over ssh connections faster?

I have installed netbeans on a remote Solaris machine. When I try to access it over a VPN, the UI is rendered really slowly. I use ssh command with -X option on my local system to connect to the ...
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How to automatically remember the last path where I was? [*nix]

Is there any scripts or tools that can automatically remember and write down the path I am? I asked because, when I was remote accessing my campus cluster via ssh last night, they will log me out ...
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SSH: I have a public key in authorized_keys on two hosts, but no private key. Why am I able to login with no password?

I have two hosts (A and B) with the same public key stored in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys. Why am I able to ssh between them without a password. The keypair was generated on a third host (C), so I am ...
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Using PuTTy commandline for downloading file through SSH

I am investigating various options for writing a program that can automate download of files on a SSH server. I need it to auomatically log in, navigate to different directories and download all files ...
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gentoo sshd not work

I build gentoo 3 days ago, and I installed openssh. When I run the command /etc/init.d/sshd start, and the bash varible $? is 0, as it suggestes nothing went wrong. But I can't find a sshd's pid by ...
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~/.profile is not loaded when using SSH (Ubuntu)

Edited to reflect the problem I really wanted to solve: I need to set up my ruby environment so I can deploy via Capistrano. export PATH=$HOME/.rbenv/bin:$PATH eval "$(rbenv init -)" I put these ...
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Permission errors in setting up Git

Background I have a Linode VPS (Ubuntu 12.04 server), and I want to use Git to manage my files from the VPS to my local Windows desktop. I have installed Git Bash and have been using that on the ...
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Performing local security checks with OpenVAS 5 from Backtrack 5 r3

I'm trying to perform local security checks using OpenVAS on a remote machine, from my Backtrack5r3 machine. I have followed the official OpenVAS guide Howto: Perform local security checks and I have ...
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ssh access with key authentication does not work

I'm trying to set a no-password connection throw two servers, the first (A) runs Win server with Cygwin and the second runs Debian Linux. I followed this guide: http://troy.jdmz.net/rsync/index.html, ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 -bash: java: command not found

I just bought fresh VPS with Ubuntu 10.10. I following this guide http://l2jserver.com/wiki/Setup_Server_-_Ubuntu for creating Lineage2 server, but this doesn't matter. I try to use command java ...
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Trouble with SSH

I am having trouble using ssh. I seem to be able to ssh out of the machine, but I can not locally ssh to the machine, nor can i ssh from a remote machine. I have checked the /etc/ssh/ssh_config and ...
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Xming with windows 8 to a unix computer

Ok. So I am just getting started with this whole xming thing but I encountered an error which I can't really find a suitable solution for on the many forums that discuss xming. I installed xming, ...
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How to add hostname to known_hosts to be used system-wide

As far as I know the default ssh option StrictHostKeyChecking is set to ask so the first ssh connection seems like: $ ssh host.example.com The authenticity of host 'host.example.com (1.2.3.4)' can't ...
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SSh tunneling over WiFi

I have a PC with a WiFi adapter. I use SSH tunnelling on that PC. Now I want to share my Internet connection on that PC via the WiFi card to my other device,i.e., I want a way to send traffic via SSH ...
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keeping remote X11 applications during remote client (i.e. Xserver) computer sleeps/hibernate/suspend

i'm using using slow but portable computers (asus eeepc, vivobook, etc) and do all my development on a remote server. most of the time i just ssh to the server, start a screen session, if anything ...
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How to stop 'You have mail' message in linux. [duplicate]

I have sendmail installed. nothing else. i just logged into my server via SSH and typed.. service httpd restart Stopping httpd: [ OK ] Starting httpd: ...
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Can't set up port forwarding on ZyXEL DSL router

I'm trying to set up SSH connection with a PC that is behind the DSL router. I do know that to do that - I need to turn off firewall on the router and set up port forwarding. So my firewall is off. ...
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working directory deleted

There are some 4 people who know my root password.And someone deleted my code directory. We have a single system where everyone has his own code base directory and everyone ssh to this system and ...
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SSH: Dismiss read mail messages from Cron

Whenever I ssh to my server box, I get 'You have mail' along with banner message. Then I type mail, and go through msgs, by hitting enter, until At EOF shows up, and when I do quit or ctrl+d, and ...
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DD-WRT SSH Setup

Okay so I installed DD-WRT firmware onto my Linksys E2000. I can see my dd-wrt page and everything but I am having trouble setting up ssh usage. I tried following these instructions. But after all ...
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How to transfer files over ssh while already ssh'd into the server

I transfer files using this command scp <localfile> user@host:<destination> The above command only works when I'm not ssh'd into the server. How do I transfer local files to the host ...
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Display Null Characters in PuTTy

I have a program which displays incoming data which is delimited by a null character (^A). I am accessing the server it is running on via PuTTY and When I open a log in a text editor these are ...
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How to make SSH work faster?

I now have SSH daemon on a remote server and SSH client my PC, both running Debian Linux. Currently it uses password authentication. The trouble is that it takes about 5-6 secs (I have not measured ...
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Under what circumstances does the scp command fail?

I have two linux(redhat 5.6, 64 bit) servers(hp proliant 380p g8), server1's eth0,eth2 bonded to bond0.Similarly server 2's eth0,eth2 bonded to bond0. server1's eth0 connects to cisco(3560 catalyst) ...
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OS X - make ordinary SSH commands use SSH config

Here is a (somewhat redacted) listing of my ~/.ssh/config under OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard: Host * IdentitiesOnly yes Host foo1 IdentitiesOnly yes User foo1 HostName example.com ...
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Best way of reliably SSHing to a remote roaming linux host

I have a remote linux host that moves around the world on a boat. When the boat docks in a port the boat's network connects to (essentially) public wi-fi. I need to be able to administer the remote ...
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sshfs with gssapi

For my normal login with ssh I have in my ~/.ssh/config the following lines: GSSAPIAuthentication yes GSSAPIDelegateCredentials yes ... so that if I call kinit and get a Kerberos ticket then I ...
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ubuntu:terminal+ssh+vim, resize

Background: OS:ubuntu 12.04 Display: two, one is laptop, and another is a extended monitor, which is bigger. Problem: Open a gnome-terminal in the bigger display, and log on the remote Linux ...
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Linux: I need to tunnel out through a second machine and then to a proxy server

I have 2 servers running CentOS 6 I have a server A, that has 2 network cards. eth0 is a private test network. eth1 is the corporate network, where a proxy server must be used to access the internet. ...
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keychain/ssh-agent loading only one key

My ~/.profile contains the following: SSHAGENT=/usr/bin/ssh-agent SSHAGENTARGS="-s" if [ -z "$SSH_AUTH_SOCK" -a -x "$SSHAGENT" ]; then eval `$SSHAGENT $SSHAGENTARGS` eval `keychain --eval id_rsa ...
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How can I read input from the hosts keyboard when connected via SSH?

I'm currently experimenting with an RFID card reader that emulates a keyboard. When you connect a card, it will read out data from it and then emulate keystrokes according to configuration. I've ...
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Logout safe way to have ssh-agent session for server processes

I am having a server process which is using a passphrase protected SSH key. Currently I log in via SSH to give the key every time the process is restarted. I do: eval `ssh-agent` ssh-add mykey # ...
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How to push SVN updates to PCs without a LAN connection?

I am deploying some embedded linux machines to the field, where they will not have internet or LAN access to our subversion server. The only way I will be able to administrate them is by connecting my ...
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ssh can't use key, but password works

I have an Ubuntu server running for my SCM, and am doing my development on a windows computer. This setup has worked for a long time with out any problems. But now I get a strange problem. The ...
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To know which IP executed a certain command in linux using ssh

There is a server which is accessed by many users using ssh. I am trying to figure out which user executed a certain command. I can know the list of users currently accessing server using who Also I ...
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Is the default time for ssh-add configurable in sshd_config?

Is the default time for ssh-add configurable in sshd_config or does it always have to be added on the command line?
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Can't ssh to ec2 after using afw

I just used ufw to enable port 1337 on my Ubuntu system for the first time. After that, my instance was fine, but port 1337 was still not open, so I changed the security group from the ec2 console. ...