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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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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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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How to run openssh-server compiled from source

I have compiled openssh source using ./configure make and make install Now it has compiled and installed binaries, config files and the server at /usr/local/bin /usr/local/etc /usr/local/sbin ...
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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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How to login remotely using SSH

When I'm trying to login remotely using SSH, it asks something like: The authenticity of host '192.168.0.4 (192.168.0.4)' can't be established. ECDSA key fingerprint is ...
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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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Unable to connect to my remote Ubuntu system using SSH

I want to connect to my remote PC running on Ubuntu 12.10 using SSH. But when I try ssh my_username@my_current_ip, I get this error: ssh: connect to host 117...** port 22: Connection timed out I ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu corrupted log files

It seems that all my log folders located in /var/log are turning into files. For example, if I try to tail /var/log/apache2.log it will say "no such file or directory" I can see it in the file ...
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SSH Connection problems

I'm having troubles with a simple SSH Connection at home. I installed openSSH on an Ubuntu Server. I generated the rsa and dsa but this ssh connection stops while expecting a MSG packaget that I ...
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How to setup SFTP with Chrooted for Groups

After many trials and errors trying to setup a working sftp server for multiple groups with chrooted directory I decided to share what finally worked for me. I am a novice 2 months into Ubuntu so ...
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What's the meaning of: /dev/rdisk0s1 and /dev/rdisk0s2s1?

I'm trying to use SSH to make a disk image by using DD on an iPod. And I'm using this commands: ssh root@192.168.1.100 dd if=/dev/rdisk0s1 bs=1M | dd of=iphone-root.img ssh root@192.168.1.100 dd ...
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Building openssh from source on ubuntu

Hi I'm building openssh from source. From source primarily because, I want to collect more logs than what openssh already writes in /var/log/auth.log file. In one of the c files of the source ...
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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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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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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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Setting Passwordless ssh when a home directory is shared with NFS

I have two nodes (master and slave) where the home directory of the master is shared via NFS with the slave node. I have created an ssh key and used 'ssh-copy-id' to add the public key to ...
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nc: Proxy error: “HTTP/1.0 403 Forbidden”

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64. I am not able to ssh over proxy to remote host. When I issued: ssh -vl hackep6t 162.251.80.25 I got this output: OpenSSH_6.2p2 Ubuntu-6ubuntu0.1, OpenSSL ...
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Can't get SSH to work

I tried to set up an ssh connection using an RSA key but I can't get it working. My permissions are ok, I set in the sshd_configfile that it has to use a public key for authentication, I of course ...
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How to upgrade openSSH version in ubuntu 10.04

I need to upgrade the openSSH version present in my ubuntu server to a higher version. Please provide me steps to do so.
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OpenSSH Users and SFTP

I added users to my server, but when I try to login, it prompts me for a password, which I never put in. Do any of you know what the default password is? Also, I would like to setup SFTP, so can ...
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Allowing for SSH Access of Ubuntu 12.04 Server from Pubic IP

I have recently configured an old PC of mine to run Ubuntu 12.04 Server to be used as an FTP Client. However, I want to find out how I can access it from a Remote Desktop (I.e: Not on the Wireless ...
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SSH connections keep dropping

I have a server running Ubuntu server 12.0.4 with Openssh-server installed. I can connect to the server for about 30 minutes and then the connection drops. When I try to reconnect I get The remote ...
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Can the admin of a SSH server monitor internet traffic?

I use SSH Tunnelling + socks4/5 to browse securely, but a certain question came up in my mind, can the administrator of that SSH server monitor my traffic? like see which websites I am visiting, ...
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chroot sftp not able to login

I am trying to set up sftp access on my server and chroot the users into a samba share. When I edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and add Match Group sftpusers ChrootDirectory /srv/samba/share ForceCommand ...
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Can't ssh into my ubuntu vps

I have a vps running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed openSSH but I can't connect to it with putty. I get error saying Network error:Connection timed out. How to fix this?
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SSH connection refused on fresh started Ubuntu 14.04. - Connection possible after restart of ssh until reboot

I'm a newbie to linux and ran into a problem with my new media machine in the living room. I want to control it over VNC from time to time and therefore installed openssh-server. From the beginning I ...
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Can't change ssh port (Trusty 14.04)

I've been trying to change my ssh port without success and none of the suggestions I've found did the trick for me. I'm on Trusty 14.04 at Rackspace (upgraded from Precise). This is the sequence of ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 quotations marks display wrong

When ever the character ' is displayed in my terminal it displays as â. I have never had this with the previous versions of Ubuntu. For example: rm: cannot remove â/etc/init.d/novncâ: No such file ...
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How to deal with “Errors were found while checking the disk drive for /” in a server?

It seems a little stupid for a operating system this behavior in a SERVER operating system. The problem is very simple to replicate on Ubuntu Server: just change the date back in time and then reboot ...
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SFTP with Chrooted directory project

First thank you very much for all your post. I am completely new to Ubuntu and the Unix world and have found almost all the answers I needed except how to properly setup and sftp server with chrooted ...
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SSH outside the local network

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Toshiba Satellite L655. I've recently installed an SSH server on the machine and it works fine when connecting to it using 192.168.1.3 but when I try that using ...
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OpenSSH chroot breaks ssh and ftp

I'm trying to set up a webserver with a restricted sftp connection. I've googled and followed several walkthoughs that all appear to be pretty much the same thing. Here are my steps: Fresh install ...
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After reboot, ssh refuses connection

I've never touched sshd_config, all ports open (22, 80, 443), ssh status says ssh server is running. I had all working before reboot perfect, now it´s all dead and I can't enter site, neither using ...
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how to set up a connection without using ssh

hey^^ currently I'm having a problem with a compute who has ubuntu installed on it, so I wanted to use putty and get remote access. Sadly the computer is a bit of a pain in the ass and not able to ...
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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, 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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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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Suddenly cannot access SSH on LAN

I had ssh running on my LAN server. Suddenly (not sure what I did), I cannot access the LAN server via ssh. When I try, it just hangs for a while with no response and finally comes out with a timed ...
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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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SPAMHaus/ CBL Blocking List:: UNIX System (Firewall)

I am no linux/ unix guru but CBL and Spamhaus are blocking us every 8 hours roughly and recording it as SPAM. I have completed their instructions to do the following but am concerned i have done it ...
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Cannot ssh to localhost : Permission denied(public key)

I'm trying to ssh in a server as ssh localhost but it keeps saying : Permission denied (public key). I tried everything from reboot to regenerating the ssh key. It was working before, until I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Disable reading ssh key by all users

I have an ssh key that I would like to protect. In order to do this, I would like the ssh key to be readable only by the root user, however, I would still like to use the ssh command like I normally ...