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

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Setting up a ssh-only jump box

I'm admining an AWS cluster, and am currently planning to run ssh access exclusively through a single jump box rather than dealing with public keys or LDAP authentication for ever-changing access ...
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SFTP on Raspberry Pi troubleshooting

I'm trying to create a folder shared with SFTP in my Raspi. There are some issues, which are reported to be related to folder administration rights. Trying to solve them seems useless. I'm reporting ...
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Can't login to server with SSH because of a script in /etc/profile.d exiting with exit status 1

so I have this problem, I can't login to my server with SSH. See: ssh -v myuser@myserver debug1: Authentication succeeded (password). debug1: channel 0: new [client-session] debug1: Requesting ...
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ssh client closing window hook

I need to hook the moment when the client disconnected from the server. I can hook it when user apply exit command (using ForceCommand). But when it just closes a window where ssh is running my ...
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ssh config auto execute remote command

I connect to server through ssh under vpn. To make project changes I always do the same procedure after accessing server - log as project_user, because with my identity I get sh shell and I don't have ...
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Intermittent 'ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host' error

While there are many questions on this site and others addressing this very issue, I haven't yet found one that seems to address what I'm experiencing. When trying to ssh a linux box from a MBpro ...
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Should the key for an automatically running cron job that runs over ssh not have a passphrase?

I'm reading an article in Master Linux Now 2013 called OpenSSH: Easy Logins and it uses ssh-agent to allow you to enter a passphrase for your key once, and then you're able to connect to a remote ...
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code is not working , not able to create new directory using ssh

Please find the below code. I am facing issue in passing the variable which is the name of the directory to ssh to create the new directory on the remote host. out put I am getting: ssh: /: Name or ...
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PAC Manager localhost configuration

I have installed pac manager to open multiple ssh sessions of my local machine. I have created a SSH session and plugged in my ipaddress, username and password but when I click connect "button", it ...
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Many Linux commands hang during execution, but system is alive [duplicate]

I can access the system through ssh, but many commands would hang, like the following: # ps axf Read from remote host 172.17.102.22: Connection reset by peer Connection to 172.17.102.22 closed. # ls ...
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Working with firewall-protected server through ssh (dynamic IP)

I need to work on a Debian 6 server through SSH. The server is firewall-protected and SSH connections are filtered based on the user IP. Unfortunately I have an ISP provider with dynamic IP - it's ...
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ssh from screen leads to unknown terminal error

I'm trying to make an ssh connection (via lsh) from one Ubuntu host to another from within screen. If I try to run mc right after that I get the following error: Unknown terminal: screen-256color-s ...
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CentOS 7 - ssh login is refused when i use ssh public key, but only works with username password

I am not able to login via SSH key. I place my id_rsa.pub key in the /root/.ssh/authorized_keys [root@s .ssh]# ll total 4 -rw------- 1 root root 403 Jun 8 00:44 authorized_keys [root@s ~]# cat ...
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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 failed public key authentication

I have a server, and I want to be able to SSH in with two different users. I have setup public key authentication for the first user, and it works just fine, however, I can't login with the second ...
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Forwarding X11 not working - Error: Can't open display: localhost:11.0

LM 17 Xfce OpenSSH_6.6.1p1 Ubuntu-2ubuntu2 Despite googling everywhere, I cannot seem to get this to work. I keep getting this error. $ xlogo Error: Can't open display: localhost:10.0 I have tried ...
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SSH into a Remote Machine with a Password

I'm to trying to dd a remote disk using SSH with the following command: ssh userfoo@111.111.111 "dd if=/dev/xvda1 | gzip -1 -" | dd of=/home/user/image.gz I get the following error: ssh: ...
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What does the Broken pipe message mean in an SSH session?

Sometimes my SSH session disconnects with a Write failed: Broken pipe message. What does it mean? And how can I keep my session open? I know about screen, but that's not the answer I'm looking for. I ...
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How to run a script on a remote machine using the screen command and ssh?

I'd like to run on a list of servers and run remotely a script while using screen. Manually, I'd do: screen -RD ./run_script and manually remotely I'd do: ssh root@server "screen -RD && ...
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View remote value of $PATH inside shell script

When executing this bash script, it only shows my local path. ssh ${REMOTE_HOST} 'bash -s' <<EOL set -e source ~/.profile echo $PATH # Commands here don't work because $PATH is ...
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ssh asking for passphrase that doesn't have passphrase

I'm trying to build docker image with this docker file and I need to clone some private repositories from bitbucket. FROM ubuntu RUN chsh -s /bin/bash RUN apt-get update RUN apt-get install -y ...
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Kill process spawned by ssh when ssh dies

This is a question that has been addressed several times, not only here, but also in other sites of the stack exchange network (e.g. ...
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Trying to use an X server over ssh starts the server using a local display instead of remote [on hold]

I have a desktop and laptop computer, I would like to control the desktop from the laptop. I have an ssh server on the desktop. On the laptop I ran xinit and in the terminal I got I ran the ...
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Use rsync to transfer files from Windows to Ubuntu

I'm having trouble transferring files via ssh from a Windows box to an Ubuntu box using rsync and cygwin on Windows. The file transfer starts, but the newly created directories and files on the ...
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How to ignore “Unable to connect to target host” error messages

I am using an SSH tunnel. It works fine but it gives me these messages regularly: channel 5: open failed: connect failed: Unable to connect to target host channel 4: open failed: connect failed: ...
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Effect of limiting tcp connections through iptables to limit ssh sessions

I have limited no. of tcp connections through iptables to limit total number of ssh connections. Now when i am adding a rule with maximum limit of tcp connections lesser than currently opened ssh ...
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Difference between “local port forwarding” and “dynamic port forwarding”?

I am trying to understand the difference between "local port forwarding" and "dynamic port forwarding". In the ssh command for "local port forwarding", is it always required to specify the ...
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SSH Connect to hosts by using tunnel

I want to ssh connect from host A to host C directly with one ssh command. +---+ +---+ +---+ | A | -> | B | -> | C | +---+ +---+ +---+ Host A already have keys ...
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expect: does “” (spawn_id exp70) match glob pattern

I have written an expect script that works perfect for testing passwords on our network until it has looped through my list quite a bit, then the debug output shows that there is nothing to match. ...
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ssh publickey authentication to a Ubuntu running inside VirtualBox

I have a Ubuntu running inside a VirtualBox inside my Windows 8 desktop. I am trying to communicate between the Ubuntu and another Debian server in the network. I have enabled Port Forwarding in ...
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Can't set up ssh login without typing password

I set up automatically ssh login without typing password to a server by: cd ~/.ssh ssh-keygen ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub tim@server1 It works on the server. Later I did the same on a ...
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Unable to run perl script for ssh login to windows server (using Net::SSH::Perl) from crontab [closed]

I have a Perl script which is doing remote login to the windows server via the Net::SSH::Perl module. If I run the script manually from my shell, it gives no error. Running from a crontab, however, ...
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Fail2ban with firewalld

I'm trying to configure fail2ban to block ssh from a local hosts. Fail2ban is install on CentOS 7 with firewall (Linux 3.10.0-229.4.2.el7.x86_64 x86_64 ). I have copied the jail.conf to jail.local i ...
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why won't x11 display work through ssh login?

I have logged in to a remote server and am trying to display an x application(e.g. firefox). but an error message appears. the below are my attempts to open firefox Black@Black-PC ~ $ ssh -X ...
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Export mysql to remote server using one SSH session

I've come across a situation where I had to create a utilitary shell script that would be executed in many servers from different regions. The objective is to dump the local mysql database, copy it to ...
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ssh connection closed, after prompting password

I'm using a debian based distro for Raspberry Pi (Raspbian). Sometimes I cannot ssh to my Pi. A reboot solve the issue, but I don't always have physical access to the Pi. here's what happens: ...
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Let remote ssh session know about tmux?

Assume I run a tmux session on machine A and from it I start an interactive shell via ssh to machine B. I'd like to change machine B's PS1 to better suit the use from under tmux; for instance, I'd ...
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ssh does not decrypt private rsa key

I've noticed problems I've been having pushing code to a friend's gitlab. If the rsa key specified for use by ssh is encrypted with a password, ssh fails to ask me to provide the password and ...
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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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MIT Shared Memory Extension or MIT-SHM over ssh

I successfully created a privileged lxc archlinux container on an archlinux host with lxc. I set up a static ip via dnsmasq and ssh into it and I use xauth to forward X11. I then call programs like ...
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How do I trigger autocomplete without a tab key?

I'm ssh-ing to my machine using my iPhone with an app called ServerAuditior. It doesn't have tab key. See screenshot. How do I trigger autocomplete without the tab key? I don't want to type a lot of ...
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Remote ssh command not sending echo variable from a ksh script on AIX

I'm need to get the value of a variable from a remote host in a script using SSH and have to source an environment file first that does a shift at the end of its run. The command works locally and I ...
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DROP all for port 22 if not geoip set of US for iptables and xtables

I want to simply block all ssh access from anywhere but with in the US. This is my whole iptables, and I have followed ...
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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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Is it possible to run FreeRDP without a display for running scripts?

I am working in a very strict enviroment where I only have access to a remote computer via RDP and it is impossible for me to enable SSH or SFTP etc on the other computer. I CAN connect to the ...
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SSH connection refused. Error 61

So, I set up another FreeBSD server. Everything was ok until I tried to connect to it via my old FreeBSD. On connection it echoes: Unable to connect to relay host, errno=61 ...
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How do I stop ssh-agent trying all keys with agent forwarding?

Often I'll connect via SSH to VM instances to deploy code from private Bitbucket repositories, cloning repositories via git over SSH. Today I was getting the error: conq: repository access denied. ...
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How can I set up one-way scp?

I've got a remote server my.server.com and I'd like to allow another user (stranger) to scp files onto the box. Goals: give as little access to the stranger user as possible stranger should not be ...
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ssh command with quotes

I have an odd error that I have been unable to find anything on this. I wanted to change the user comment with the following command. $ sudo usermod -c "New Comment" user This will work while ...
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Unable to use ssh-copy-id - mktemp: failed to create file via template

I have 4 identical boxes, I logged on to the first one and did sudo -s, followed by ssh-keygen -t rsa which generated the keys and placed them in /root/.ssh/ I then typed ssh-copy-id -i ...