sshd is the SSH daemon which responds to incoming requests

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SSH connection not possible in local network

Today I realized a very strange thing: I have a server (running Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS) in my local network whose SSH port is accessible via the internet (I can connect to it using ssh ...
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Intermittent SSHD multiple personality disorder

I have a weird problem on a Debian Jessy box: when trying to SSH in, sometimes everything goes smoothly for days, and sometimes... It goes nuts. The madness PuTTY would tell me that the SSH key ...
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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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How to allow ssh access to a folder of another user

Let's say I have a user 'user1'. This user has a special directory which can be accessed by another user ('user2'): /home/user1/directory How can I allow ssh/sftp access for user2 only to this ...
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Wrong ownership when SFTP files

I have successfully setup jailed SFTP access using ChrootDirectory. Match Group sftponly ChrootDirectory %h X11Forwarding no AllowTCPForwarding no ForceCommand internal-sftp I ...
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Is it possbile to forward ports automatically via ssh from server

Is it possible to forward some ports automatically from the server (define in server sshd_config)? E.g. any user who connects will have particular forwarding rules regardless if he configured his ...
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Cannot jail ssh account using ChrootDirectory

I am trying to jail my accounts into their home directory. I tried to do: Match group accounts X11Forwarding no AllowTcpForwarding no ForceCommand internal-sftp ChrootDirectory %h ...
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ssh connection refused error on cygwin on windows 8

I set up sshd on cygwin (via the openssh package), and started up the ssh daemon on port 7000. I opened up the port 7000 on my modem as well as windows firewall. From the cygwin prompt, when I connect ...
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ssh-host-config script still finds the user account cyg_server when it's deleted

I removed sshd service and deleted the privilegded user account created by the script. Now I want to re-install sshd, and am having trouble with the ssh-host-config script. It still finds the user ...
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SSH agent forwarding not working although forward is enabled and configured

I have three machines home-dev (home development server) server-dev (cloud dev server) svn-dev (SVN server) I can login via SSH without problems from home-dev -> svn-dev home-dev -> server-dev ...
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sFTP process ids explained?

Could someone explain to me the process that sftp makes when creating a connection and transferring data, on a control/data level? I know the basics about the ssh authentication and such, but for ...
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Configuring Public Key Authentication with SSHD under Cygwin

I am trying to configure SSHD to allow public key authentication under Cygwin on Windows Server 2012. Currently my problem is access being denied. I have confirmed that my public key is saved as a ...
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DD-WRT router — very long ssh-login times

I've recently upgraded my DLink router from factory-installed firmware to DD-WRT (version v24-sp2 std). I'm quite happy with both the new GUI and the command-line, but I'm puzzled, why it takes almost ...
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Can not connect via sshd on scientific linux 6

I try to connect over ssh to my working machine (in the same network). The machine is reachable by ping and responds with the password prompt when I try to ssh it. But doesn't accept the password. I ...
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Why my reverse ssh is closing when I try to connect to it?

I'm using a reverse SSH tunnel on Debian with openssh-server and autossh: something like -R 1234:localhost:22 with a monitoring port also set. Generally, it works well, but I'm having the following ...
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Trying to setup SSH RSA auth on a debian machine.

I am trying to set up ssh on a debian machine. I have a pair of keys generated with putty, I load my private key with Pageant, and the public one I uploaded on the server, and paste it in ...
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What should I do to access the whole server via SFTP?

I just setup the server with Debian and trying to access /var/www directory by Notepad++ via SFTP. But there are very few folders accessible. It looks like SFTP has the access just to those few ...
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How to get systemd “socket” unit to automatically restart? specifically dropbear.socket

On my BeagleBone Black Angstrom system, the dropbear.socket UNIT seems to spontaneously die after a while. The effect is that I can not ssh into the machine without restarting the dropbear.socket ...
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Tasks done by ssh server when it recieves a request

When i ssh into a server using ssh -vvv user@ip then It gives me all the information of the steps that a particular client is performing in order to connect to a OpenSSH Server. So i was Wondering ...
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Login with SSH public key doesn't work

So I have my home computer, and my server. I'm trying to login to my server with my private key. On my server say I have the user serveruser, to which I login from my home computer using ssh -Y ...
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Does the rc.local script start automatically?

I'm having a problem on my remote server (which is in another city) and I can't access it with SSH. I can see that port 80 and 443 is open, but port 22 isn't. I could only assume that sshd didn't ...
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Connection refused to my remote server

I rented this server, and I had connection with it with no problems through SSH. A friend of mine suggested trying to restart the server, because it'll definitely happen in the future, and I should ...
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Meaning of sshd's disconnection log messages

I got a series of messages like below in /var/log/secure and I'm curious about the numbers and the messages. Received disconnect from xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx: 11: Bye Bye Received disconnect from ...
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cygwin sshd.exe & service randomly hang after a few days

I have cygwin and sshd installed, latest versions as of last month, on a Win7 Pro 64-bit box. I can ssh in from a Linux box no trouble. (It's identical to a setup I have on a Windows 2003 Server box ...
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Finding sshd log file

I'm experiencing some problems with SSHD on my server. I'm trying to set up passwordless (pub/pv keys) authentication. It worked for my other servers, but not for this one. The SSHD agent adds my ...
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Hard Drive buzzes and laptop fails to boot

I Have a laptop from nearly an year and for some time now I've been experiencing a problem with it. Sometimes when I try to power on the laptop the loading screen of Windows freezes and the hard disk ...
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SSH auth by public key not working for one user on a system

I can't setup public key authentication for one particular user on a system. I checked user home and .ssh directories permissions, and it's good (drwx------. both, the same as for other users that can ...
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Using sshd_config to limit root login?

Using ubuntu 12.04, I want to use sshd_config to limit ssh-sessions coming from root to a fixed subset of IP's. I want normal users to be able to ssh from anywhere, but root should only be able to ssh ...
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Putting windows 8 onto a new hybrid drive, using preinstalled windows from a new computer onto a clean SSHD

The question is: I'm buying a new laptop with an HDD in it, which has Windows 8 preinstalled. I want to exchange the drive HDD with a Hybrid drive (SSHD). The SSHD will mostelikely be the Seagate ...
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Including Hostname and ipaddress in ssh MOTD

I want to display my hostname and ip address to be showed as motd when some user enters my machine using ssh. I tried entered $(hostname) and all. But did not work. Also i want to Restrict a user to ...
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ssh localhost password-less Login not working

I have been trying to ssh localhost into the same machine. I copied the generated public key into the authorized_keys file. It still doesn't work. I have spent hours on trying to find a solution to ...
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No SSH access to a Dir-615 router running DD-Wrt firmware?

My current network setup consists of a D-link dir-615D1 flashed with DD-Wrt (v24 PreSp2 Build21061). This is hooked up directly to a Windows 7 PC with an Ethernet cable (With no internet access). I ...
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How do I enable auto-logout of Interactive ssh logins after one hour

I have requirement where I want my ssh seesion to target will logout after one hour,but currently leaving an ssh session to target board idle does not get auto logout after one hour. Below is what is ...
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CentOS 6.4 and alternate SSH port not working

I've got a CentOS 6.4 machine and would like to change the default SSH port, and followed these instructions: CentOS Wiki After making those changes (including the "semanage port -a -t ssh_port_t -p ...
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My motherboard doesn't support AHCI, is IDE mode + SATA 2 much slower for new SDD/HDD/SSHD?

My motherboard is Intel DG41TY and it does not support AHCI. How much would IDE mode + SATA 2 be slower comparing to ideal case AHCI+SATA 3? If it is much slower for SDD case, then would it be a good ...
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Cygwin SSHD resets connection only if called locally

I have a WinXP box (called PETER) with Cygwin installed. This is its version: C:\bin> uname -a CYGWIN_NT-5.1 peter 1.7.24(0.269/5/3) 2013-08-15 11:55 i686 Cygwin I have installed SSHD on it for ...
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SSHD or hybrid vs HDD for laptops? [closed]

I want to upgrade my laptop with a 1TB hard drive. Can you help me compare the SSHD/hybrid and HDD drives for laptops? Is the SSHD robust, reliable? What is the best (price/quality) SSHD and HDD? I ...
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How to setup ssh on Mac OS (client) and on server (ubuntu) to recover from temporary connection lost

I'm having problem that my network router reboots occasionally and because of that my ssh connection via terminal to my Ubuntu server is ended. The internet connection is just temporary disrupted and ...
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Does SSH key authentication normally pass through daisy-chained clients?

When I am connected from my home computer to a server, and then connect to a 2nd server via ssh on the 1st server, I realized I am able to authenticate instantly without the private key being on the ...
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How can I determine if a client SSH connection has a tty associated with it?

Im writing a PAM module to handle authentication (server side - sshd) and I have to know if an ssh client is a tty (interactive) or not (non interactive). Does anyone have a clue?
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Rremote setup of cygwin's sshd

OK.. This is a catch 22.. you want to get cygwin's ssh server up and running so that you can get remote access to a machine.. In my case, lots of machines. However, now you have to remote install ...
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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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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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Three-step authentication?

I'm using Ubuntu. I'm just wondering if it's possible to have libpam-google-authenticator (which lets you log in using a code generated by your phone) AND certificate authentication set up to work ...
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Exclude Specific User From '/var/log/auth.log'

I am currently setting up a VPS and was wondering if there is any way at all for me to exclude a specific user from being logged to /var/log/auth.log? Doing the same for lastlog and every other log ...
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Why is SSH permission denied unless sshd is in debug mode

I have problems ssh to my own box (both remotely or locally) with the message Permission denied, please try again. Then I stop the sshd service with /etc/init.d/sshd stop and start sshd in ...
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sftp://domainnaame.tld shows whole filesystem

I have a home web server using SSH on a custom port. I've found that if I go to sftp://domainname.tld:port my whole filesystem is visible, and anybody can download any file. I'd like to chroot this to ...
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Why am I prompted for a password when using SSH to connect to another server?

I installed a fresh copy of CentOS 6.4 on two boxes, and Im trying to setup password-less SSH from server1 to server2. On server 1, I generated a key with ssh-keygen, transferred it to server2, put ...
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ssh terminal session getting times out, broken pipe appears

SSH connection to AMI Instance gets terminate often. i do open by vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config but it seems to empty. what configuration needs to be modified so that we could eliminate the remote shell ...
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Cygwin Connection closed by ::1

During the installation of Hadoop I am trying to setup CYGWIN and ssh. Installed and ssh also started successfully and setup authorization key as instructed HERE but When I try to connect to the ...