OpenSSH (OpenBSD Secure Shell) is a set of computer programs providing encrypted communication sessions over a computer network using the SSH protocol.

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OpenSSH intermittent error ( ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host ) on a public IP

I faced a very strange issue on one of my public SSH server. It was failing intermittently with the error below: ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host We all know that ...
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Bizarre SSH Problem - It won't even start

I recently got Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, got it up and running with some MediaWiki software, static IP on the box and router and was able to access the main page even from a cell phone. Everything seemed ...
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SSH Connection Error: No route to host

There are three machines in this scenario: Desktop A : user@1.23.x.x Laptop A : user@1.23.y.y Machine B : user@192.168.z.z All the machines have Ubuntu 11.04 (Desktop A is a 64bit one) and have ...
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What does 'without password' mean in sshd_config file?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my server and I was setting up all my config files when I came across this in my sshd_config file: # Authentication: LoginGraceTime 120 PermitRootLogin ...
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How do I get SSH server to work with putty client?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.01 desktop PC, 64-bit. It has openssh-server installed. When I SSH to the server from a linux box it works. But when I use PuTTY from my Windows 7 PC to connect then I just get ...
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Error connecting Qt Creator to Raspberry Pi using ssh

I have generated an image for the Raspberry Pi board using buildroot 2014.11, but while connecting Qt Creator via ssh to Raspberry Pi board it shows the following error: Connecting to host… SSH ...
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how to install openssh from usb?

Hi I have installed ubuntu from bootable usb. During installation I did not pay attention for Openssh server in software selection screen. however is it possible to reboot from usb to just install ...
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Execute prelogin scripts for SSH

I would like to know how I can execute a local server script, for instance send a mail using mailx, when a ssh session is opened, pre-login stage. When a ssh connection comes into the server, I ...
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X11 forwarding in SSH

How to run X11 GUI applications from a remote server using SSH? For example: my first desktop 192.168.1.1 my second desktop IP 192.168.1.12 I 'm sshing from my first desktop to the second and i ...
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I have a problem with my sftp server

OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config line 19: Applying options for * debug2: ssh_connect: needpriv 0 debug1: ...
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Error running parallel code ubuntu server: ssh-askpass not found

I have ubuntu 14.04 server with PBS queue system. I'm trying to run a parallel code (I only have the binaries). The code exits and this is one of the messages: ssh_askpass: ...
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dependency error while installing openssh client

As you can see from the image I am unable to install openssh-client because of dependency error, I have tried this process on a different machine and it worked but it doesn't work on my machine can ...
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VNC vino over SSH tunnel ONLY

I've been searching for hours now, can't figure this one out. I am trying to make the following happen: Client: remmina + ssh tunnel Server: Lubuntu + openssh server (public key authentication) + ...
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Create openssh connection over direct ethernet connection

I'm trying to set up an ssh conncection with openssh and putty. I attached an ethernet cable from the device to my pc . The device doesn't have internet conncetion. Now I would like to directly ...
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Host alias for ssh

There are a few SSH destinations I will frequently be connecting to and I'm wondering if rather than remember the IP address I can create a host alias for them. I'd like to be able to use... ssh -p ...
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openssh version 6.9+ upstart problems

I'm on trusty (14.04.2 LTS). current version of openssh=6.6 (OpenSSH_6.6.1p1 Ubuntu-2ubuntu2.3, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014) Was told to upgrade to openssh=6.9 or greater. Why does the ssh daemon now ...
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ssh: connect to host xxxx@xxxx.in in port 22 : connection timed out

I am new to Linux and SSH. when I try to connect to a remote grid computer (for which I have access) I am getting connection timed out error. I have recently installed Ubuntu in my system. I also have ...
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key_load_public: invalid format with scp or git clone on Ubuntu 15.10

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10, when using scp or git clone, I get the following warning (the command itself doesn't fail): key_load_public: invalid format How can I get rid of this warning? ...
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need to apply unstable security patch for ssh (1:6.6p1-2ubuntu1) on 14.04

I am running ubuntu 14.04 as a proxy server. It has failed PCI scan due to CVE-2014-2653. I see there is a patch for this, but it is listed as unstable. I'm not sure how to apply this patch to the ...
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How to setup a restricted SFTP server on Ubuntu?

I would like to know how to set up root, sudo, sftp-only user accounts which won't be required public key authentication at log in. I would also like to know how to set up sftp-only users' home ...
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ssh authentication with id_rsa key not working

Openssh seems to locate my id_rsa key but then after: debug2: we sent a publickey packet, wait for reply It start over again with: debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey,password ...
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Can't ssh into my home PC remotely

I have a computer at home running on 14.04. I would like to be able to send jobs to that computer (I will call it server) from my laptop (running on 15.04) and share files between the two. I am able ...
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Setup gateway server for SSH over HTTPS?

I'm on host x, and I want to connect to <ommitted>.compute.amazonaws.com via host z. $ sudo nmap -sS <ommitted>.amazonaws.com Starting Nmap 6.47 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2015-10-21 17:39 ...
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Like SSH do we have any other remote connectivity software for Ubuntu?

I have seen openssh is mostly used for connectivity purpose. Do we have similar/more advanced connectivity software for Ubuntu?
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How can I get spammy ssh “Starting Session” messages out of my syslog view?

When I was running 14.04, I could use my Mac to run ssh andy@eeePC8G.local 'tail /var/log/syslog' and see the tail of syslog. I had GeekTool on the Mac setup to run this command frequently and display ...
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How to set up remote desktop sharing through SSH?

Is there a way to view (and control) a remote desktop through SSH? I will not have physical access to the remote host machine.
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OpenSSH and OpenLDAP Configuration

I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10. I have setup LDAP with some users added. Now i want to configure openssh to use this LDAP details to login to server. and once a user logs in each user should ...
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Ubuntu server: ssh is showing in process but does not work

This is all within a LAN. My server can be pinged. I can run php apps on my server from within the LAN. I have installed openssh-server. I tried the command: ps aux and it shows the: process ...
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ssh permission denied in terminal but not inNautilus

I have two Ubuntu machines on the same network. I installed openssh-server and client. When I try to connect through the terminal I get the following message: Permission denied, please try again ...
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Disable openssh password for some application

I am running an application which transfer file to other PC but every time i have to enter ssh login password which i had disabled by generating a key between the two PC. I don't want to enter ...
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openssh-server package not available on 12.04.2

I have just done a fresh install of 12.04.2 and found out that i could not ssh to this PC. I tried to install openssh-server but it said that "Package openssh-server is not available..." What is ...
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Whoy doesn't openssh-server work in ubuntu14.04

Here is all what I can show. [skynet]~> apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done openssh-server is already ...
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High level overview of how SSH works and is setup on Ubuntu [closed]

I'm just starting out with SSH and I need somebody who's knowledgeable on SSH on Ubuntu/Linux to give me the whole picture of working with SSH. I currently know that SSH is used to securely connect ...
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How do I configure OpenSSH to deliver the server's environment and paths to the connecting session?

I've just installed an OpenSSH server through apt-get. Immediately, I noticed that when connecting through SSH I don't have the same paths enabled as I do when I am physically using the server ...
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How to use bind address for ssh port forwarding?

I want to forward my port 2222 on localhost to remote host's port 2223 on the address 127.0.0.2. I am trying to bind the address 127.0.0.2 with this command: ssh -R [127.0.0.2]:2223:localhost:2222 ...
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How to set environment variable for sshd

I have Ubuntu server 14.04 on a server with openssl version 1.0.1f and openssh version 6.6. In my openssl.cnf I have subjectAltName=${ENV::ALTNAME} so that I can set subjectAltName on the commandline ...
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OpenSSH Port Forwarding Remotely

I have the ff: setup Server : Ubuntu 14.04 (192.168.1.102) openssh server & client installed Router : Lynksys E1000 Port forwarded added ( ssh - 20-80 both 192.168.1.102 ) Now in another unit ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, PCI, and CVE-2015-5352

PCI compliance will fail when the CVE-2015-5352 vulnerability is present. OpenSSH 6.9 fixes this vulnerability, but none of the supported versions of Ubuntu (12.04, 14.04, 15.04 and 15.10) have been ...
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Problems connecting Putty SSH to Ubuntu openssh-server

Just installed a clean copy of Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop (amd64) onto a Dell precision T5400. Installed the openssh-server and tried to connect from Windows with Putty. Sometime the connection works for a ...
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What causes SSH problems after rebooting a 14.04 server?

Why does rebooting a server running Ubuntu 14.04 give me 'Connection refused' errors? I see ssh: connect to host <IP-address-here> port 22: Connection refused but only for 14.04 and only after ...
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SFTP / openssh logging with chrooted users

I just tried to follow the steps from this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2081637 For some reason, it does not work. I tried to follow exactly those steps, but the log file is not ...
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Uninstalling ssh

ssh is installed in my system. ssh -V OpenSSH_6.6.1p1 Ubuntu-2ubuntu2, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 But when I try to uninstall it completely using sudo apt-get purge openssh-server it says ...
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How to disable autostart of SSHD in Ubuntu 15.04

In older versions of Ubuntu I commented out the "start on ..." line in /etc/init/ssh.conf. This worked well, but not in Ubuntu 15.04.
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SSH to local ip in external network

I know there is a lot of information about this subject but still I do not understand something. We have internal wiifi network that include 4 desktops, each one has internal local ip address. The ...
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Something wrong in 14.04 LTS with ssh when no password is authorized by remote server

After loosing days for a solution (including here), I will ask more expert people about a way to connect a new desktop ubuntu 14.04.LTS to some ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers accessible only by using a ...
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Installed 15.04, cannot restart ssh daemon

As the title says, I installed 15.04. One of the first things I did was sudo apt-get install openssh-server. The next command was sudo restart ssh, which is greeted with an output of: restart: ...
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Passwordless ssh to vagrant to load another user after vagrant ssh

I have a new user in my vagrant box(trusty64) and I am trying to ssh into it. Instead of logging into vagrant user after vagrant up, I want to login to my username. What I have done so far Created ...
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How to generate Openssl .pem file and where we have to place it

I want to generate a OpenSSL .pem file to allow the remote login via ssh using .pem file at the place of password. I am able to generate key as well as .crt and .pem file using the following sudo ...
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cannot ssh into an ubuntu server which seems to be due to a problem on server side

i'm trying to login in to an ubuntu server from windows msysgit providing the identity explicitly. output of ssh -i .ssh/id_rsa user@site is $ ssh -i .ssh\id_rsa user@user.koding.io -vvv > ...
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Connection refused even after installing openssh-server

I have been spending the last 4 hours trying to get my VNC connection to work. Eventually, I realized it was because my Ubuntu remote host was unable to host SSH connections- even though I had already ...