Questions about the OpenSSH implementation of the ssh protocol.

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How to track ssh connection time, disconnection time and idle time?

How can I track ssh sessions on my server including ssh connection time, disconnection time and idle time? Here's what I have for connections: cat /var/log/{auth.log,auth.log.1} | grep -i Accepted | ...
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Detecting the remaining lifetime of an ssh-agent identity

The ssh-add command lets you specify the lifetime of an identity being added to ssh-agent. For example, if I type ssh-add -t 1h the identify will expire after 1 hour. I can then list the identities ...
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Check what ssh keys are accepted on server

I have a directory full of ssh private keys, and I'd like to check what keys are accepted on what server without logging in. How can I do that without adding the ssh-keys to my authentication client ...
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Why does `ssh-keygen` keep asking for keyfile name, even after passing the `-f output_keyfile` option?

I'm trying to automate generating an SSH key using ssh-keygen from OpenSSH_7.1p1, OpenSSL 1.0.2d 9 Jul 2015 (as reported by ssh -V). Running ArchLinux 4.2.5-1-ARCH (as reported by uname -r). First ...
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What is the maximum number of ssh connections we can do and how can i check in linux

I am trying to figure out how many max number of ssh connections we can do to a machine. where we need to change this value if i want more or reduce the connections. i mean the path of the file.
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ssh ignores ssh-agent

I'm using a new system and ssh is ignoring my ssh-agent. Note I've been doing this for years elsewhere, it is not a new thing I am confused about. With bash: > echo $SSH_AGENT_PID 1234 > echo ...
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How is OpenSSH sftp jail/chroot working?

This question is actually too broad... What I really want to know is whether or not it actually chroots and, if so, how a SSH user deamon[1] can be launched in that jail in spite of the obvious lack ...
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SSH login not accepted, and no delay between ssh login attempts

When ssh'ing to my server (RaspPi running Arch), it doesn't accept my password (which I'm 98% sure is correct), and the usual delay before Permission denied, please try again. is not there. Elsewise, ...
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Upgrading from SSH1 to SSH2 on Linux RAID Array command line

Any ideas of how I could upgrade from SSH-1 to SSH-2 on RAID array on the command line. Raid Model: HP StorageWorks MSA2312i. Below shows that the raid node 10.5.5.75 has SSH-1.99. I need to ...
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SSH Connection Refused In CentOS?

For a week, SSH was working perfectly. Today I restarted my server and I got this error in my Mac terminal: ssh: connect to host 162.243.7.7 port 22: Connection refused This is very odd... I am ...
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Reverse SSH “Connection closed by ::1”

I try to establish a remote ssh connection. I tried to connect "Remote" with ssh -fN -R 10110:localhost:22 GatewayUser@GatewayHost and "Gateway" with ssh -p10110 RemoteUser@localhost I got the ...
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Show only last login in the SSH welcome message

When i log in to my raspberry pi it shows me this message, i like the fact that it shows the last login but the info is too long (also because i log in from mobile devices). Linux RaspberryPi 4.1.11+ ...
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Auto-inputing ssh password in shell scripts on Linux [duplicate]

I can use ssh command and provide password and connect to another server. But I need to pass password in the shell script. how?
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storing ssh remote executed command output to variable is blocking. connection not ending?

I'm not quite sure what the issue is. I'm on Kali Linux 2.0 right now, fresh install. The following worked on Ubuntu 14.04 but it's not working anymore (maybe I accidentally changed it?). It looks ...
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Is there a downside to enabling X11 forwarding in ssh?

For some remote work, I sometimes use X11 forwarding on ssh connections, but usually don't. But, instead remebering to use the -X flag on my ssh connection, I can also set ForwardX11 yes to enable it ...
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Can't login to a remote machine with key

I used to login to a remote machine( I have to root of this machine) using key. Both my local machine and remote machine is in f23. From last few days, I can't login to this machine using key. It is ...
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ssh error bash: 22: command not found

I am pretty new to unix, so please bare with me... when i try to connect to my server running ubuntu server through terminal on my ubuntu workstation I get this error: bash: 22: command not found ...
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SSH run command in users rbenv enviroment

Anyone know how to make ssh source the users enviroment? ssh -Y -t old-dash '"bundle exec rails server" bash: bundle exec rails server: command not found Connection to old-dash closed. one@...
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can I use ssh to send build command for android building?

I'm new in Linux, but learning bits by bits.. So please give explanation too, instead of only the answer, to help me understand about why and how. Currently I want to build an android rom with ...
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Connect to work pc via ssh

I have a PC on my work which I want to connect to from home (on both machines Ubuntu 14.04 is installed). I already opened a port in my work firewall. Now I found an instruction to create a pseudo ssh ...
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How do I configure sshd to 1) require public key _and_ 2) require a password for login?

How do I configure sshd to 1) require public key and 2) require a password for login? Note that I am not referring to the symmetric encryption of the client's key here. I am referring to a server-side ...
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Openssh server: fatal: Too many listen sockets. Enlarge MAX_LISTEN_SOCKS [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to create an openssh server, which listens on many ports (at least 100 different ports). Multiple clients would connect to this server, but each client would need ...
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Manually install SSH service

I have a CCTV camera DVR at work that only allows local login for DVR software management via a command line console (looks like a GUI you'd get on a serial console) or web login for viewing the ...
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How to force Debian to use a newer version of OpenSSL?

Today I installed ,,empty'' (just minimal set of packages) Debian 8.1 on my VirtualBox. I wanted to play with compiling apps from sources. I started with OpenSSL: compiled from sources OpenSSL 1.0.1p....
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Have a server on DigitalOcean only accessibly by SSH, what happens if my computer breaks?

I bought a server/droplet on Digital Ocean and per its recommendations disabled password login so it could only be accessed by SSH key. I understand the SSH security mechanism basically makes it so ...
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Installed OpenSSH on Mint 17 but it doesn't seem to be running

So I've installed OpenSSH on Mint rafaela 17.2, but it doesn't seem to be running when using the modified config file. Not sure why service says its up, but I don't have a PID, don't have a listener, ...
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Disabling openssh host key checking on LAN

If I want to specify for LAN addresses that I don't want to deal with host keys, how do I do that? /etc/ssh/ssh_config Host 192.168.*.* StrictHostKeyChecking no UserKnownHostsFile /dev/null ...
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Unexpected Match behavior in sshd_config

I'm trying to configure the following restrictions in my sshd_config: Users with local IP addresses face no restrictions Users with non-local IP addresses, who are in the sftp group, are allowed to ...
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Is it possible to chroot sftp service as unprivileged user?

I currently have an sftp-only sshd service running as an unprivileged user that works fine. When adding ChrootDirectory %h to the separate user_sshd_config, the user is immediately disconnected after ...
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How do I list available host key algorithms for an SSH client?

So ssh has the option HostKeyAlgorithms. Sample usage: ssh -o "HostKeyAlgorithms ssh-rsa" user@hostname I'm trying to get the client to connect using the servers ecdsa key, but I can't find what ...
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Prevent ssh-keyscan from generating output

Problem: When running ssh-keyscan in cron it emails me the output of ssh-keyscan every day. The email simply contains the following. # <hostname> SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_5.3 My (simplified) cron ...
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Open the SSH Door to a Knocking Friend

I am logged into my Debian machine. I want my friend to get in via SSH. He comes to authenticate as the user friend. My machine asks him for a password. He does not know the password. I want to ...
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Why are my OpenSSH keys stored in OpenLDAP returned base64 encoded

I'm doing an experiment on my Ubuntu server and have stored OpenSSH keys in the OpenLDAP server. There are enough examples around how to achieve this. A good source is this one. Somehow my keys are ...
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scp does not honor .ssh/config

Used for a few years arcfour as default cipher for SSH2 connection in my ~/.ssh/config file host namaka hostname localhost port 2022 ciphers arcfour IdentityFile ~/.ssh/virtualbox ...
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Display full settings of sshd

The OpenSSH daemon has many "default" values for its settings. So looking at the sshd_config might not give someone the complete set of active settings. How to display the full sshd configuration (...
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How to make SSH's `ControlPath` distinguish between IPv4 and IPv6?

I'm using ControlMaster auto ControlPath ~/.ssh/tmp/%l_%r@%h:%p in my ~/.ssh/config to open multiple sessions using the same connection when accessing a host via SSH. That works fine for ...
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ssh-copy-id doesn't copy to non-default location

Does ssh-copy-id recognize if the authorized_keys file is not in ~/.ssh? I am storing my authorized keys file in a different folder, which I have configured as: AuthorizedKeysFile /mnt/sd_ext/.ssh/...
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How to access my local network from anywhere over ssh?

What do I have to do to be able to access my local network over ssh with a dynamic IP address?
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SMTP traffic being forwarded through SSH even do AllowTcpForwarding is disabled

I have a situation on one server, where it seems to be spaming over traffic being sent over SSH tunnel. Output below shows connections being made to remote SMTP server that seem to be initiated over ...
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How to discriminate between SSH and SCP for QoS in OpenWRT (and other systems)?

I regularly upload large amounts of data using SCP through my DSL upstream connection, which is limited to 1kbit/s. While I really want interactive SSH sessions to have highest priority, simply ...
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Appending a line to a file via a ssh chain

From my machine A, I got access to a machine B that can access a machine C. From A, I want to append a line to the file ~/.profile of C. So far I tried: ssh user@B ssh user@C "echo \"line of text\""...
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SSH Server Not Responding to Connection Request

I'm attempting to set up an SSH server on my local machine using OpenSSH. When I try to SSH from a remote host into my local SSH server, the SSH server doesn't respond and the request times out. I'm ...
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OpenSSH Server as Tor Hidden Service

What exactly is considered best practice when setting up an open SSH server as a Tor hidden service? I do it this way, but I feel like there's a better way of doing this: I just set SSH up as a ...
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Setting Up SSH. Just need some understanding

My goal is to build a LAMP server on my arch linux laptop. The main reason is for a web server. The other reason is to learn about how all this administration stuff works. My setup is a laptop with ...
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Configure OpenSSH server not to require password *or* key for a particular user

For the purpose of a training session, I'd like to make it possible for a particular user to connect without requiring a password or key-based authentication. I do not know the IPs or other data of ...
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OpenSSH-Server: How can I remotely set the client's side window title?

I have an OpenSSH server running under Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I'm connecting to it from a Windows 7 machine via PuTTY's SSH client. I have found this option on Putty client named Disable remote-controlled ...
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ssh-copy-id: why is the end of my public key different on my local vs remote?

Usually in the past I've always manually copied over my SSH public key to the remotes where necessary. I'm on a Mac and I finally decided to start using ssh-copy-id to make my life simpler, so I just ...
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Does `ssh -D` proxy DNS request?

Is DNS resolution tunneled to the other end when I use a SOCKS proxy created with ssh -D? I have read the manual, searched the Internet, and found no documentation relevant.
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How to set up chrooted and non-chrooted sftp?

I am trying to set up my Openssh server to allow for chrooted sftp-only users as well as for non-chrooted sftp and ssh users. My condensed (comments and blank lines removed) /etc/ssh/sshd_config looks ...