SSH (Secure SHell) is a protocol for running commands on a remote computer.

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Run a diff between local and remote files

I'm connected on a host via ssh and I'd like to compare (let's say with diff) a certain config file against its counterpart on an another host, also accessible via ssh, without having to manually ...
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One shell script to perform commands locally and remotely

So, here's the problem. I have a file on a remote machine available only to root, and a private-key-only no-root SSH access(I do have sudo though). I need to copy that file to the local machine, and ...
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tmux with iterm2 attach a remote session

I'm using the Tmux integrating with ITerm2, which can create a tab in ITerm 2 for each window created by Tmux. But somehow this doesn't make much sense for the usual SSH scenario, where we first SSH ...
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SSH connection giving Connection refused error

I am using CentOs. I can SSH from local machine to server A. I can also SSH from local machine to server B. But I cannot SSH from server A to server B: $ ssh -p <portB> root@B root@B's ...
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how to manage stdout/stdin buffering while doing ssh using openssh?

I have an embedded system -Linux, which has openssh utility - Linux. I am trying to do ssh from first device to second device and from second device to the third device. When I am doing the second ...
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Cannot ssh into a fresh install of CentOS minimal on lan

I've downloaded CentOS 7 Minimal and installed on an old laptop. I want to be able to ssh to the machine from other machines on the same lan. But I keep getting this error .. ssh: connect to host ...
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List all connected SSH sessions?

I just SSH'd into root, and then SSH'd again into root on the same machine. So I have two windows open both SSH'd into root on my remote machine. From the shell, how can I see a list of these two ...
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key_read: type mismatch: encoding error

Seeing very strange error on newly install CentOS7, I didn't create or touch any ssh-key. ~/.ssh/ directory is also empty. [john@server1 ~]$ ssh server1 key_read: type mismatch: encoding error ...
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SSH only works if I specify the key with -i

I have a server that only allows ssh with a key. However when I try to ssh to this machine I get the error "Permission denied (publickey)". From the auth.log on my server this is happening pre auth. ...
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Pinentry fails with gpg-agent and SSH

I'm running Fedora 22. I'm trying to setup GnuPG to have my SSH connections authenticated using my PGP authentication subkey that is located on my Yubikey Neo. I have a systemd unit starting the ...
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sending SIGTERM to autossh causes it to restart child instead of killing child and then quitting

autossh -f -N -n -M 0 -L 32000:localhost:32010 -p 22 user@server That is the command I'm using, and it works fine. However, sending SIGTERM via kill -TERM $pid to the autossh process causes it to ...
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restart X11/Xwindows without disconnecting ssh session

Is it possible to restart an X11/Xwindows session without having to exit the server I've SSH'd to? I'm currently using iTerm on OSX, and every so often X11 (I guess) times out (giving me the error ...
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How can I run ssh-add automatically, without password prompt?

I want to communicate between several computers on my network (static ethernet), through ssh. In order to do that I need to run ssh-add every time I login on specific machine, how can I do it so that ...
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SSH inside SSH fails with “stdin: is not a tty”

I'm trying to connect to machine one with ssh and then connect to another machine two with ssh, but I get this error. ssh user@computerone.com 'ssh otheruser@computertwo.com' stdin: is not a tty ...
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Can I detect if ssh key authentication will succeed before attempting?

I have a script that needs to run without any user interaction and that needs to set up some SSH port forwarding. It shouldn't prompt for a password - if SSH needs a password to proceed, I'd like my ...
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SSH public key won't send to server

I've been struggling with this for a couple hours so any help is greatly appreciated... I have 2x servers both of which I can ssh to with public keys from OSX, no issues at all there so I'm certain ...
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Why am I still getting a password prompt with ssh with public key authentication?

I'm working from the URL I found here: http://jaybyjayfresh.com/2009/02/04/logging-in-without-a-password-certificates-ssh/ My ssh client is Ubuntu 64 bit 11.10 desktop and my server is Centos 6.2 64 ...
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How to speed my too-slow ssh login?

Running ssh user@hostname takes ~30s. Here's the scenario: this is a VM on the local LAN Windows and Mac machines get instant login am using Debian and I could reproduce with an Ubuntu machine ...
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errors using alias for an awk command

I'm attempting to add this alias to my .zshrc but run into errors. I've tried escaping the ==, ", and && values and still no luck. What am I missing? alias broke="ssh -t server@5.555.555.555 ...
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Why would ssh think there's a passphrase?

When connecting to the server with ssh I'm prompted for a passphrase, although the creator of the key hasn't set one and the file is a plain text private key. $ cat ~/.ssh/private.pem -----BEGIN RSA ...
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Specify identity file (id_rsa) with rsync

I need to make periodic backups of a directory on a remote server which is a virtual machine hosted by a research organisation. They mandate that access to VMs is through ssh keys, which is all good, ...
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What audit log files are created in linux to track a users activities?

One of the machines on our networks was consuming a large amount of Internet bandwidth. However no user was using the system. When I connected to the server using SSH and ran who it showed that a ...
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When using an SSH alias, why is SSH ignoring my (valid) Kerberos ticket?

I am successfully connecting to my university's network via ssh with Kerberos ticket authentication. Normal, verbose operation (kinit a ticket, then ssh user@hostname) works fine. The Problem When ...
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Why do I need a tty to run sudo if I can sudo without a password?

I have configured sudo to run without a password, but when I try to ssh 'sudo Foo", I still get sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo. Why does this happen and how can I work around it?
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.sh query - running a ssh task

This is on a macintosh but it's still unix command. I am running some computers on a network that have file sharing turned off because of security so the only way to connect is via ssh. I need to ...
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SSH - How To Make Three Computer Tunnel?

ComputerA connects though putty to Server at port 77, and there is a reverse tunnel set up from the Server at port 6666 to ComputerA at port 22. ComputerA also has a ssh server set up with a user ...
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Uploading directories with sftp?

I'm having some trouble uploading directories(which contain other directories a few levels deep) by sftp. I realize I could work around this by gzipping, but I don't see why that's necessary. Anyway, ...
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linux + ssh + perform two tasks in one ssh and print to CSV

the following command print the two values in one ssh shut ssh test01 "hostname && cat /etc/sysconfig/rhn/rhnsd " test01 INTERVAL=240 but how to change the syntax in order to print the ...
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How to connect two computers via internet with ssh?

I want to connect another computer via internet that doesn't have a public IP. Is there any away to do this?
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nmap doesn't appear to list all open ports

My rental Linux server doesn't respond to nmap the way I thought it would. When I run nmap it shows three open ports: 80, 443 and 8080. However, I know ports 2083, 22 and 2222 should all be open, as ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host (not using hosts.deny)

I'm not using hosts.allow or hosts.deny, further more SSH works from my windows-machine (same laptop, different hard drive) but not my Linux machine. ssh -vvv root@host -p port gives: OpenSSH_6.6, ...
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wget probelm with a tunnel connection using ssh

I know this is not a new question, but I have researched a bit and so far none of the answers I've seen gave me the answer. I have this situation: I´m working on a campus where the network is highly ...
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Check if laptop is asleep

Does anyone know to check via SSH or bash script whether or not my laptop has "fallen asleep". For some reason whenever my laptop falls asleep my drawings (on /dev/fb0) are over ridden by the ...
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Does the default per user .ssh/config file override all options in system wide ssh_config? [duplicate]

The ssh man page says that the -F switch: Specifies an alternative per-user configuration file. If a configuration file is given on the command line, the system-wide configuration file ...
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ssh-agent: How to keep the login key, and add more identities?

When I log in to my local Ubuntu 14 instance from Windows (I use SecureCRT as a SSH client) using my RSA key, the key is available for forwarding for further SSH sessions (it is listed with ssh-add ...
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Unison - login over ssh with different username at remote server

I am trying to set up Unison and am testing the connection. I run this command from the documentation: unison /var/www ssh://192.168.1.102//var/www but it tries to log into the remote server using ...
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How do I prevent ssh remote login from breaking dbus?

I'm running openSUSE 11.3 on my workstation at work under KDE, I don't have root access to it. The default shell has been set to tcsh. When I am logged in at my workstation and log in remotely from my ...
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Stealing and reattaching a running process [duplicate]

It's sunday and I left an instance of R running in the office. The script finished running, and I would like to save my workspace without going to the office. I can ssh to the computer, but I have not ...
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Being Prompted for Password After Already Registered Public Key On server [closed]

NOTE: This is not a duplicate to the popular question. Why am I still getting a password prompt with ssh with public key authentication? I had an original post but I did not get much answers helping ...
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“SSH Virtual Kiosk”. Does “PermitEmptyPasswords yes” work? - How to make ssh user with empty password, so random users can use it?

How to make properly secure ssh account with empty password for running trusted binary? I'd like to make a kind of "virtual ssh Kiosk" for random users, while limiting "demo app" behind ssh ...
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Script for connection with ssh then command once connected

I need to write a script that connects to a remote server, then once connected, connects from there to another server, then changes directory. The following of course does not work (it connects to ...
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Host key verification failed (exit code 255) while using pdcp

I am trying to install a particular software across all our machines one by one so I decided to use pdsh. By default, it will operate on several machines at once in parallel, but I will be using the ...
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can't ssh into remote host with root, password incorrect

I have a remote host, previously I can ssh into it with root and password ssh root@remote_host or I ssh into it first using a regular user account ssh esolve@remote_host and then su root and ...
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the difference between '..' and “..” when I use ssh usr@ip 'pscp …'

My Server machine run Window,and it installed Cygwin. My Client machine run linux. In Clinent machine.I do this: [sikaiwei@login-1-2 v1.4]$ bash test.sh CHUN~19900405 ...
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Impact of removing ssh_config file

Pretty new to Linux here. Trying to get a better grip on the OS.  Here is my problem - I have a question about the impact of removing ssh_config file from a Linux box. I was having some cipher ...
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How to understand ssh-keygen and ssh-copy-id?

As far as my understanding, machine(A) ssh-keygen generates a key, and ssh-copy-id gives this key to another machine (B), is it? But when this is done, to test whether this is done or not is using ...
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Correctly closing multiple hop SSH tunnel

I want to tunnel VNC traffic to host2, which is only accessible from host1, whereas host1 is publicly accessible. I setup a multi-hop SSH tunnel as described in this question, using: ssh -L ...
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How can I auto-close dropped SSH connections?

When I work on my server remotely, sometimes my SSH connections get dropped due to network issues. When I re-connect to my server, the dropped sessions remain open. I can see them when I run w. I'm ...
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ssh returns message “X11 forwarding request failed on channel 1”

When I ssh into a remote server that's not running any type of X11 desktop environment I get the following message. $ ssh user@server X11 forwarding request failed $ ssh user@server ls X11 ...
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SSH to Linux Container from Other Machine

I am trying to learn about Linux Containers and this is my first encounter with servers, ssh and many other things that I do not know the terms yet. I create five different containers and authorized ...