sshd is the SSH daemon which responds to incoming requests

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Windows SSH Servers?

I was wondering what people use as an SSHd server on Windows? I've decided that I want to be able to log in using SSH on my Windows computers but I don't want to use Linux full-time. What are my ...
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Stable reverse port forwarding in SSH and stale sessions

Using VPS to forward ports behind NAT: for((;;)) { ssh -R 2222:127.0.0.1:22 vi@vi-server.org; sleep 10; } When connection is broken somehow and it is reconnecting. Warning: remote port forwarding ...
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How to uninstall/reinstall cygwin to use the sshd?

I installed cygwin/sshd without good results. I removed the c:\cygwin directory to reinstall. I removed the sshd Administrator user by hand. I reinstalled the cygwin again, then run the ...
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How to setup ssh, key-based (“password-less”) logins to a Linux/MacOSX sshd server via Windows, Linux, or MacOSX clients?

How does one setup ssh, key-based ("password-less") client logins to a Linux/MacOSX sshd server via Windows, Linux, or MacOSX clients? [Seeking both basic, conceptual understanding of key-based, ...
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SSH from host machine Win7 to guest Fedora Machine in VirtualBox

I'm using VirtualBox on Windows 7 to run Fedora 7. I seem to have my SSH on, as /sbin/service sshd status tells me. When I do an /sbin/ifconfig, I get this: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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transfer information about the connection from ssh client to ssh server

suppose I have the following ssh session: userA@boxA -> userB@boxB -> userC@boxC now, from boxC, as userC, I would like to have the information that the ssh connection came from userB@boxB ...
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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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Cygwin sshd did not start due to a logon failure

After a cygwin sshd install, sshd service fails with: Error 1069: The service did not start due to a logon failure I try to give cyg_server standard user and admin access. The error is the same ...
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Can only ssh into Ubuntu 12.04 alpha machine when logged into console

I recently installed the latest Ubuntu 12.04 64bit alpha (2?) onto a VMware virtual machine in order to check things out. One strange thing I've encountered is that I can only successfully ssh into ...
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ssh/sftp server for Windows with avahi/bonjour support [closed]

Is there a Windows free (= libre) SSH (and SFTP) server that would also publish itself on avahi/bonjour? (So that the services can be discovered on the local network without much trouble and used for ...
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passwordless ssh not working between machines

I am trying to set up passwordless SSH between 4 machines. I was able to get it done for all of them except for one Ubuntu 12.04 machine where I cannot log into it passwordlessly. Here is the ...
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If password less login is not recommended for commercial sites, what would be the best option to to do it without interaction?

continued Not even able to login password-less. $ ssh -v user@example.com OpenSSH_6.0p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config debug1: Connecting to ...