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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installing openssh-server without an internet connection

Currently we have been given an old server with the OS ubuntu. To work at it without always physically being there I wanted to access it with the software putty, but I haven't installed ...
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ssh connections to Ubuntu are intermittent

I'm trying to use ssh to connect from a Mac to Ubuntu 12.04. I get "Connection reset by peer." Try again and I get "port 22: Connection refused." Keep trying and I get password prompt. Enter password ...
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How do I connect to an Ubuntu server via SSH from OSX?

I recently downloaded OpenSSH on my ubuntu server; though I don't have a domain name yet I do have another device (running OSX) on the same LAN as my server. Is it possible to connect to the server? ...
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Cannot SSH into Ubuntu14.04 Server Remotely

So I am able to SSH onto the server when connected to the same network, but I need to enable remote connection. When I enter ssh -v user@serverIP, I get the output: OpenSSH_5.6p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8y 5 ...
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Imported OpenSSH keys are saved in Gnome2 keyring, not OpenSSH

I have run into a frustrating issue, that I am sure will be a snap to solve. When importing an openssh key via the "Passwords & Keys" (seahorse) program, it simply places it within the "Gnome2 ...
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ssh: automatically accept keys

I've written this small utility script: for h in $SERVER_LIST; do ssh $h "uptime"; done When a new server is added to $SERVER_LIST, the script is stopped with: The authenticity of host ...
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How to set up Ubuntu SFTP server?

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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How can I reconnect to a ssh session after a broken pipe?

So I was running apt-get upgrade on a server when the router decided it had been too long since it last made me angry: It dropped all connection. Moral of the story is to use screen a lot when you're ...
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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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Terminal Runs SSH Every Time

I have no idea how this happened. I was messing with SSH tunneling into my Raspberry Pi (with no problems) and since then, every time I open terminal on my Ubuntu machine, it tries to ssh into the ...
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SSH PC at office from home

My office has one default gateway and behind that is a local network with locally assigned IP addresses to all computers including mine. I hold admin in my Ubuntu installed office PC and is it ...
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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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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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Change chrooted sftp user default directory

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS running openssh. I have set up sftp chroot for several users by editing sshd_config like below: add: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp_users ...
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SFTP timeout but SSH works fine

I am unable to sftp (or scp) into my server setup but am able to ssh just fine. I am using key authentication for both. When I sftp it just hangs forever and doesn't give me the sftp prompt. Here is ...
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Setup openssh to start when the computer boots

I have a headless server and I was wondering if it is possible to start openssh without logging in. It would start without the need for a password, so I wouldn't have to plug in a monitor every time I ...
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how to connect from ubuntu pc to android in a secure way?

I connected to my ubuntu using juicessh android app through ssh, however I have concerns about security, what are the steps that you have to take to make sure that it is secure? can you copy the keys ...
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Why do I get “connection refused” errors connecting to a server via SSH?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on it with the LAMP stack. I can ping it but when I try to connect to it the server can't be found. When I try to connect with WinSCP I get the error Network error: ...
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SSH from iPhone

I installed openssh server on Ubuntu 14.04. My machine name is called "machine" and my username is "machine" so that when I'm on a terminal it says "machine@machine". Question: When I try to connect ...
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Force ssh user to different shell through config

Is it possible in the openssh-server config, to force a subset of users to use a different shell than the one defined for them in /etc/passwd? Say that i, for example, want to confine all users ...
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SSH a Ubuntu Server with external ip

I have a Ubuntu server set up at my house and I am able to connect to it using SSH with its local IP. How can I connect to it from anywhere with its external ip?
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Everytime i am trying to connect to my box using SSH, its failing not connecting

From any other PC doing SSH to my Ubuntu 11.10,is failing. My network setup: Telenet ISP (Belgium) > Fiber cable < > RJ45 cable straight > to Ubuntu PC Even the SSH is running: Other PC: ...
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SSH onto new Ubuntu 14.04 server

This is my first server I have set up and I used ubuntu 14.04 to run it. I opted not to use the server install because the regular ubuntu was easier to setup. Now I wanted to make the server ...
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SSH error: Permission denied, please try again

I am new to ubuntu. Hence please forgive me if the question is too simple. I have a ubuntu server setup using amazon ec2 instance. I need to connect my desktop (which is also a ubuntu machine) to the ...
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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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Alternative for Xshell.

Do anyone knows an alternative for xshell? I have checked and the alternatives mentioned are putty, openssh etc. But I require it mainly for port forwarding and for that xshell works perfectly. Is ...
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Trouble ssh connecting with Putty from windows to ubuntu

Hello all I've been looking all over this form for answers but I just can't seem to get it right. First time ubuntu user, and linux user for that matter. I have openssh-client and openssh-server ...
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OpenSSH/Git Problem under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to clone a git repository via ssh. Unfortunately this does not work due to problems with openssh-client. In the beginning I was unable to connect to the SSH ...
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OpenSSH - Restrict users to one or multiple folders

I want to know how I can restrict user access using OpenSSH Server. Let's say I want user 1 to only access /Media, /Documents, and his home folder, User 2 should only access /Folder21, and his ...
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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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Does ssh key need to be named id_rsa?

I have come across this problem a couple of times when creating build servers with keyed authentication. I was wondering if anyone else has experience this. I have a couple of keys for my current ...
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Update OpenSSH Server in 12.04?

I'm having hard time updating openssh-server in ubuntu 12.04, I stupidly downloaded .deb file for 14.04 and of course it didn't work :/ I've tried sudo apt-get -f install, it just removed my openssh ...
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sshd daemon not running ubuntu 12.04

The sshd daemon is not running on my machine (Ubuntu 12.04). I have repeatedly re-installed the openssh server and rebooted. I get no output to this command: ps -A | grep sshd Any help would be ...
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Disable login prompt through SSH when no key is present

I've set OpenSSH server with private/public keys, with password login disabled. I was wondering if there was a way to not even show the 'login:' prompt when someone without a key tries to connect. ...
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How to setup a Multi User NAS

I want to setup a multi-user NAS, With an administrator, and have that admin have the ability to add users to the NAS. Users Are likely to be using mainstream platforms. So I plan for them to use ...
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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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timeout during ssh connection

I have an ubuntu pc in my office. I can use this computer through teamviewer. But I not use ssh connection. This is my office computer: donbeo@donbeo-OptiPlex-790:~$ sudo service ssh status ...
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How to address ssh-server with a subdomain for remote access?

I am trying to set up ssh-server on my Ubuntu 12.04 VM (running in VirtualBox on Mac OS X 10.7). I have a domain name, call it foo.com, and I'd like to make ssh available via ssh to linux.foo.com. (I ...
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cannot ssh via inadyn and freedns

I am having trouble getting ssh to work with a dynamic IP address. I have two laptops, one host and one guest. I have ssh set up on the host and I can ssh in from the guest as long as I know the ...
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File ownership in FTP client displays ID instead of name

Today I'm setting up my first VPS – Ubuntu 14.04 on Digital Ocean. The set up shows owner and group id instead of name. It's not FTP client's settings. It happens only for my new VPS sever. Maybe ...
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SSH problem after update

Setting up openssh-server (1:5.3p1-3ubuntu7) ... Creating SSH2 RSA key; this may take some time ... Creating SSH2 DSA key; this may take some time ... start: Job failed to start Can't initialize ssh, ...
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sshd_config file is being overwritten on reboot

I need an AWS server to accept password authentication and whenever I remove the hash and set PasswordAuthentication yes After reboot or create image and launch a new instance, the # is added back ...
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SSH to user from external network says permission denied, works fine from internal network

Okay, I have Openstack installed on a server. I can SSH to the openstack server I have set port forwarding on that server I can ssh to the instance using private AND public(floating) IPs when done ...
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ssh, problem with headless device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a headless device. Since the last update and shutdown it is not possible to connect via ssh anymore. nmap shows the machine is up and in the network, all ports are ...
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Is there a way to send my IP packets to say node “r” inside network A from a node “y” in network B via SSH?

I have two networks A and B consisting of linux nodes and I want to communicate between the two via SSH: Both networks are separated by the internet. Network A is behind a firewall, and allows only ...
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ssh -> Permission denied (Publickey, Password) Error Ubuntu 12.04

Problem: When ssh from Machine A to Machine B and vice versa I get a Permission denied (Publickey, Password). Machine configurations Machine A: Ubuntu 12.04, IP address 192.168.1.100 Machine B: ...
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Installing openssh-server on a virtual machine

I am unable to install openssh-server on an Ubuntu 13.10 virtual machine. Here is the command I used and it's output: sudo apt-get install openssh-server [sudo] password for mohamed: Reading package ...
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MySQL SSH Connection Setup

I want to connect to a MySQL db (running Ubuntu 14.04) with my Mac (running Mavericks). I will be connecting remote- home to work. How do I setup the ssh connection on MySQL workbench? Also, where do ...
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Cannot install Openssh-server or client

When I go to install, I get this error: sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Can local Ubuntu Server display GUI app from remote desktop?

Local machine: Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, 32 bits Remote machine: Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS, 32 bits Is it possible to launch Firefox or any other GUI-based applications on the remote desktop machine ...