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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Can't disable SSHD banner

So, I have a WD MyBookLive NAS, which runs an ugly PPC build of Debian Squeeze. It has SSH access enabled, and when I log in, I get a long banner message (closer to an epic saga in length) about ...
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scp doesn't work but ssh does

If I want to send something via scp to server: $ scp file server: _____ _____ _____ $ , then three lines are printed and file is not copied. However I can connect to server via ...
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LC_LOCALE settings interactions between Mac OSX and LINUX via SSH

I have been struggling with the following problem for years now. I have never been able to solve it, and I adopted several workarounds to keep being able to work. However now I can't stand it anymore, ...
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Small bootable package to enable ssh client?

I've been trying to find the smallest possible package to put on a cd/thumbdrive that will allow me to use an ssh client on a wired networked computer. I'm talking about really barebones stuff, no ...
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One user can use SSHFS, other user gets “remote host has disconnected”

I have two users with valid SSH accounts on a server. Both users can login via ssh successfully. When trying to mount SSHFS, usera can mount with no problems, while userb gets the error: remote host ...
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Unable to execute command or shell on remote system: Failed to Execute process

On my Ubuntu virtual machine, I run: ssh windowsxp@10.0.0.2 'dir' When I tape the password, I get this error: Unable to execute command or shell on remote system: Failed to Execute process. Why ...
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Putty, some bolded/color looks fuzzy/blurry

I'm not sure if this is supposed to be normal or what because I haven't used Putty in a while because I recently built a new development box. Of interest the graphics card is a R9 270X. Notice how ...
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SSH working, but SCP+git not working at all when network link is overloaded

SCP (and other programs that use SSH, like git) establishes a connection, but just sits there without doing anything. Using an SSH shell works fine. This only happens when the Ethernet network link ...
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PLINK.EXE: use blowfish as the cipher

Is it possible to use blowfish as the cipher of PLINK.EXE? For OpenSSH, the -c option can be used to specify the cipher, but how to do it with PLINK.EXE?
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Cannot ssh directly to a machine, but can ssh through another machine

I cannot ssh to machine A, it says No route to host. I can ssh to machine B and once logged in there I can ssh to machine A. How is this possible? (My machine and machine A run Ubuntu, machine B ...
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Warning: remote port forwarding failed for listen port on Centos 6

I have a problem with port forwarding in centos 6, when i do: ssh -v -R root@hostname:19999:localhost:22 root@hotname I get this warning: Warning: remote port forwarding failed for listen port ...
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Delayed SSH Connection, Authentication, and Commands

My home computer, a Mac running OS X 10.8.5, normally accepts SSH connections over the Internet (I have port forwarded) but is asleep right now. It sometimes may wake up for various reasons while I am ...
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Have remote X app open without manual “placement” on my local display

I am running X on my local machine and then using ssh -Y username@remotemachine to connect to a remote Debian server. Once logged in to this remote Debian server I type iceweasel at the command line ...
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Script for one time proxied firefox

I want to change firefox proxy settings on the fly (no, I will not be installing a 3rd party extension for this). I want to open up an instance of firefox without changing my default proxy settings. ...
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SSH: “Permissions 0644 for 'my_key.pub' are too open.”

Why is 0644 i.e. -rw-r--r-- too open for a SSH key? Also I could not find any false permissions on the .ssh directory (0700) or the home directory (0731). Btw I'm getting this error when testing the ...
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Set up ssh proxy on windows in the background and on startup

Currently I can tunnel my pc traffic through SSH by setting up a simple ssh proxy connection using CYGWIN like this: ssh -ND 8080 myserver.com but this involves a GUI which I dont really like. In ...
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Excessive PLINK processes using Putty/Proxy

So I'm trying to get putty to work to allow me to connect through a bastion host. I have everything setup correctly because it successfully connected to my server through the bastion. All of the ...
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Cannot connect to my mac via SSH

I want to open a connection to my mac (10.8) via SSH. An SSH-server is installed by default on OSX. Remote login is enabled, so the service is running and I can connect to to localhost via ssh. ...
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CentOS send a command to another server with ssh

So basicly I need to send a command from one server to another. ssh root@address.com 'My command' But.. How do I specify the password? Thanks
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SCP remember password

On debian, is there anyway for scp to remember the password I've typed in for the duration of my ssh logon, similar to how sudo does? i.e. PC ---ssh(putty)---> server 1 ---scp---> server 2 ...
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How to Setup Rsync without password with SSH on UNIX / Linux?

How can I set up a rsync between two hosts without providing any password?
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WinSCP keeps giving “Host is not communicating” errors while PuTTY is all right?

It had been all right all day until a few hours ago when WinSCP suddenly started keeping giving out the hideous "Host is not communicating for more than 15 seconds. Still waiting..." error. I tried to ...
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How to store password for switch user in my .profile

I usually connect to my AIX server using putty via my regular account and then do "su - otherAccount". This way I've to enter password twice, one for my account and one for the otherAccount. I've ...
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What exactly does ssh-add do?

I recently reinstalled my laptop and found that 'git clone' wasn't working. I was consistently receiving Permission denied (publickey). errors. The fix is documented on GitHub's SSH issues page: use ...
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How to connect to the a Linux machine behind a router via ssh tunnel

I'm using Windows system (Machine W). I want to a Linux machine (Machine L) behind a router via ssh tunnel. I have another Linux machine (Machine T) to establish ssh tunnel. I want only packets for ...
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Configuration to point an X tty to a separate system?

Specifically, I have an Ubuntu 10.04 system with a headless Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine, and I'm looking for a way to have it set up so pressing ctrl+alt+F8 will take me into another X client which ...
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svn checkout with ssh tunnel on fedora missing ssh-askpass library

I'm running fedora 20 and when I try to run svn checkout svn+ssh://repo I get this error after typing my ssh passphrase for my key: ssh_askpass: exec(/usr/lib64/misc/ssh-askpass): No such file or ...
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Playing sound on local computer after command in SSH connection

I'm in a ssh connection and I would like to play a sound after a command completes (not on the server where I connected). Something: ssh me@somewhere.com make && play-sound-local I have ...
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Using scp to transfer files to an android device

SSHDroid lets an android device function as an ssh server. vSSH is an ssh client for android devices. I have a file on a remote server that I want to transfer to my android device over ssh, only ...
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SSHD reverse mapping fails, but nslookup, dig, and host resolve correctly

I just set up a dhcp/dns server to manage my home network. After I got everything up and running (and maybe before - I wasn't paying close attention), I noticed that logging into ssh was slow. I ...
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Use a device over SSH?

I have 2 PCs with Ubuntu at home and a network link between them. If I do $ sshfs pc2root@192.168.0.2:/ /media/pc2 can I use a remote device as a local one? (in this case: /media/pc2/dev/sr0 as a ...
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SSH: The authenticity of host <host> can't be established

What does this message mean? Is this a potential problem? Is the channel not secure? Or is this simply a default message that is always displayed when connecting to a new server? I am used to ...
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Remove key from known_hosts

I built several virtual machines during the last few weeks. The problem is, the .ssh/known_hosts gives me the Man in the middle warning. This happens because another fingerprint is associated with the ...
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Distributing master key in hadoop

For the master node passwordless-ly ssh into the slaves, the master needs to distribute its ssh keys to the slaves. Copying keys using ssh-copy-id asks for the user password. If there are hundreds of ...
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Tell git which private key to use

ssh has the -i option to tell it which private key file to use when authenticating: -i identity_file Selects a file from which the identity (private key) for RSA or DSA authentication is ...
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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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How do I fix a “cannot open display” error when opening an X program after ssh'ing with X11 forwarding enabled?

After launching the X11 app (XQuartz 2.3.6, xorg-server 1.4.2-apple56) on my Mac (OS X 10.6.8), opening an terminal in X11 and running xhost +, I then ssh -Y to my Ubuntu 10.04 VM (running on VMware ...
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Trying to encrypt data

I have an application which transmits plaintext data over the network on a given port, say port 4000. This data is for another application which is running on my vps. How could i encrypt this data ...
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Best way to work over SSH (~250ms)

The server in question gives a pretty terrible latency of 250ms since it's on the other side of the globe. Now I'm supposed to develop software in that server, and as you'd guess, it's pretty ...
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“No such file or directory”?

Ok, so I have a VDS laying around, and I thought I would turn it into a TF2 game server. When I connect to my server through PuTTY, and use wget to download the package "hldsupdatetool.bin" from ...
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SSH: How to change value in config file in one command

How can I change the value of, let's say, PasswordAuthentication in /etc/ssh/sshd_config in commands? As well, remove a # in front of the "key" I wish to value. These don't all have to be in one ...
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See process output after being disconnect from a SSH session

I'm connecting to my web host from Windows 7 using putty ssh. When I start a script in the remote host, sometimes I get disconnected. I have to connect again, and from the command "ps aux" I can see ...
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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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Two different system having same internal ip address

I am not sure if I am posting this in right forum. If not, please let me know. The problem is that I have two notebooks, one with Ubuntu 12.04 and other one with Ubuntu 14.04. Both the systems are ...
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Am I using this command correctly? Can't understand why I get the error I am getting. Myqsl - Centos 6

So, I am trying to connect to a database through mysql ssh, but whenever I run the command Connect postfix@127.0.0.1 on postfix It returns with: ERROR 2005 (HY000): Unknown MySQL server host 'on' ...
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Supply ssh key without querying agent

In my ssh_config, I set IdentityFile and IdentitiesOnly yes and ForwardAgent no. ssh uses this key but it still queries the agent! But it shouldn't do that; I explicitely supply the key I want. The ...
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How to see the size of files on apache server?

On a VPS apache CENTOS 6.5 x86_64 virtuozzo – server Server space is disappearing on accounts that are untouched, or should be. I suspect hackers are uploading to the accounts in question. Space is ...
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No internet on raspberry pi

I am trying to SSH into a rapberry pi, and my internet does not seem to be working. I am using my laptop to bridge a wifi to ethernet, which feeds into the raspberry pi. When I try to use ifconfig to ...
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How does UNIX know which private key to look for?

I have a public/private key pair. I put the contents of my public key into my server's .ssh/authorized_keys file. When I SSH into it, it automatically recognizes my key and lets me in. However, if I ...
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Unable to SSH, cannot create /dev/null/.ssh

I am trying to deploy hadoop with a master and slave node. But the master fails to start tasttracker and datanode processes in slaves, as it is not able to ssh into slaves. The error message is 'Could ...