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How do I get linux flavors, like Fedora, RHEL, Amazon Linux, and others that don't update motd on login to do so?

This is usually only an issue on machines where people log on primarily remotely. So, the right place to do this is not PAM, but the login shell – exactly the profile you don't want to "fiddle&...
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How to make ssh return immediately after running background job

According to the ssh man page The session terminates when the command or shell on the remote machine exits and all X11 and TCP connections have been closed. The reason ssh doesn't exit right away is ...
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How to make ssh return immediately after running background job

The behavior is the same, actually. What happens is that you are sending the sleep to the background on the remote machine, but you are not sending the ssh command to the background on your local ...
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"Connection refused lost connection" error while using scp command

Can you successfully perform interactive SSH on the SCP target machine? I just had a similar situation. The problem was a change in the known key on the source for the target machine. After flushing ...
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