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Unable to perform root login

When I try to ssh into my friends computer in the same LAN with his host-name and IP I am able to login successfully. But when I try to login using the root user password it shows me the following ...
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1answer
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MOTD displaying content of /etc/motd generated at boot / previous login

I have an Ubuntu server running at sandbox.plushu.org - if you add your key at http://enter.sandbox.plushu.org, you can connect to the server as root@sandbox.plushu.org. You can reset the server by ...
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1answer
57 views

Way of receiving alerts on login attempts, whether successful or not?

I believe my linux machine to be reasonably protected from external login. But since I am mildy paranoid, I would like to be alerted when there is a login attempt made to the server, whether ...
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0answers
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List usernames/machine name for display-less machine

I have a display-less machine (faulty VGA) I am trying to SSH to over my local network by doing something like ssh username@machinename.local as described in this solution. I know the password for ...
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1answer
23 views

How to prevent ssh login in Ubuntu 12.04 for users without home directory?

I have LDAP auth configuration and I want to prevent user to have access to a computer without home directory on it. Console login and kdm login work fine - user access is denied, but sshd permits to ...
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1answer
198 views

Unable to login via ssh to remote Ubuntu machine - connection refused

I have a very recently installed Ubuntu box and the only change I have made is change the hostname to mail and hosts file now says: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 mail Anyway if I attempt ...
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61 views

Reaching a login limit over SSH - How can I open more than 11 sessions?

I have a SSH connection to my Ubuntu VPS. I use it to create a proxy tunnel and it works well. I use Nethogs and "w" command to monitor the traffic. Nothing bad happens until I reach @pts/11. When ...
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0answers
167 views

pam_systemd delays SSH login - required?

On our Saucy servers (13.10) we are seeing long delays when logging into the systems via SSH. I figured out it is related to the line session optional pam_systemd.so in ...
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1answer
56 views

How to properly invoke motd for SSH connections with PAM disabled

I have configured a nice motd message that shows me lots of relevant infos when I login to my VPS via SSH. As password authentication is disabled in sshd_config I would also prefer to disable PAM as ...
3
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1answer
159 views

Tens of thousands of failed/denied SSH login attempts [closed]

Recently a few friends and I came up with an idea for an app. To facilitate the creation of it, we set up LAMP on an Ubuntu Server 12.04. This box is running from my home. We've set up 3 user ...
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0answers
39 views

who / w / logname broken in multiple terminals

I have a strange problem: In a GUI session, depending on the terminal being used the following two (related) problems appear: who and w doesn't list the user's active session logname returns ...
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42 views

keep track of all logins and logouts

The system is using wtmp to keep track of all logins and logouts to the system. Since the new year, it doesn't keep track for more than a day. For example when I look at all logins I see the ...
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1answer
291 views

Unable to login through GUI as a user but I am able to login via terminal

I am unable to login through GUI as a user but I am able to login via terminal. This occurred after I installed 2 steps authenticator of Google using apt-get install command. I followed these steps: ...
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2answers
62 views

SSH log login attemtp details

I my office we are using Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have installed SSH server in it for clients to access through Putty. Now I need to track the users login details like IP address, hostname and date of ...
2
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1answer
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How to deny root SSH login + require SSH key for user?

After reading this similar question I'm unclear how to require SSH keys for user, while denying SSH access to root (key or password). I'll use sudo after logging in as a user if I need to be root. I ...
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0answers
157 views

unable to root login and may be ~/.bash problem

initially i am trying to connect with github with RSA key and it is giving error permission denied...unknown host. Then change my ~/.ssh directory permission to chmod 700 ~/.ssh chmod 600 ~/.ssh/ ...
0
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1answer
202 views

Can't make a 2nd SSH key login

So a few months ago I setup key based login on my server so that it only accepts key based logins. No passwords ever. For my main user I have a key which I keep in my .ssh folders so I can login to ...
0
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2answers
149 views

SSH login, how to set keys to user accounts

I have 3 people with 3 windows machine and 1 ubuntu 12.04 server. I have created each user account and added them to the sudo group. I have copied the public keys straight from puttygen straight into ...
0
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1answer
101 views

SSH login problem under 12.04 server edition

I've got problem with ssh login after fresh installment of 12.04 server edition. Every time it promotes: Authentication Fail, and I am pretty sure my password is OK. I actually tried several ssh ...
0
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1answer
536 views

Command not found when SSHing into Ubuntu 12.04

I have an issue when logging into my Ubuntu 12.04 machine via SSH. It lags for about 40 seconds after printing half of the MOTD. Then it says [...]: command not found and completes the login. My ...
0
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4answers
2k views

Problem with default shell and home directory

I have recently been granted access to a machine at work. However, I have been having trouble setting up my development environment. Relevant information about the machine: $ uname -a Linux ...
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0answers
238 views

Samba, PAM and encrypted home directory

So, I have an encrypted home, PAM usually unwraps the passphrase via /etc/pam.d/common-auth and /etc/pam.d/common-session-noninteractive. This works fine for SSHD sessions, however when I open up a ...
2
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1answer
499 views

Why are my LDAP logins slow?

I have been running this server with LDAP for about 6 months. The logins have always been fast. However, starting this week logins are taking 1-2 minutes to complete. This include ssh, sudo su, and ...
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2answers
651 views

Email Alert on SSH and SFTP Connection

Looked through other questions about email alerts on login but have 2 questions: Can the alert be triggered by users connecting via SFTP as well? (I tried this before and it only triggered an email ...
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39 views

defunct dbus-daemon zombie freezes ssh login for 30 seconds [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and noticed a 30 second delay whenever i log into my server via ssh or perform any kind of login via sudo on that machine. I can provoke immediate ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
244 views

Cannot login to server after file permissions change!

I am using Ubuntu server. I ran: chmod -R 700 / when I was logged in as root. Now when I try to login as my normal user I immediately get kicked out. Is there anyway to log back in to the server ...
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2answers
587 views

Where do ltsp user accounts need to reside?

I've looked at the fan club ltsp install articles, but I cannot tell if the user accounts for my ltsp users need to reside only on the ltsp image. I believe that is the case, and I've added them ...
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5answers
4k views

How do I suppress the “New release '12.10' available” message?

When I ssh into my Mythbuntu box, I get this message: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-32-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ New release '12.10' available. ...
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1answer
236 views

Log into desktop using SSH?

A few months ago I converted an old desktop computer into a basic server by putting Ubuntu (desktop version) onto it and setting up apache2, etc. I have SSH configured so that I can work on it ...
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3answers
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ecryptfs and ssh pubkey login - How automount and other stuff?

I have moved my ssh authorized_keys to an /etc/ssh/ subfolder, so I can login with pubkeys and have root in control of ssh access, but there are 2 problems left. It does not automount my users ...
3
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3answers
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Trying to login to openssh, permission denied

I have been trying to login to ssh on a ubuntu 11.04 server as root with the AllowRootLogin thing set to yes but i have been getting a "Permision denied" Heres a copy of my attempt with ssh -v: Last ...
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1answer
534 views

12.04 x64 Server Login Failure

After some serious GRUB issues after routine kernel updates, forcing a grub-reinstall via chroot and some single-user mode maintenance, I now cannot login to my server (except via single-user mode) ...
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7answers
3k views

Find out if there is a local user logged in when logging in over ssh

I need to run some calculations on a machine that I can only access remotely but also serves as a work station. There are many of them and I want to pick a "free" one. Free means in this case that no ...
0
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1answer
332 views

How to programmatically log-in a user remotely

How do I programmatically and remotely (using SSH) log-in a user so that the lightdm login screen closes and loads the user's desktop as thought they had physical typed in their username and password? ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Send login details to Login Screen via ssh [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote login with graphical display manager (GDM, LightDM) I have set up wake up on lan on my desktop machine. What I want now is, when I wake up my ubuntu machine from ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Startup a Ubuntu FTP and SSH server without logging in

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.10 box, which I would like to run "headless", and without a keyboard, mouse or display. Is it possible that immediately after startup the machine logs into an account, or ...
2
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2answers
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Unable to access the server via SSH?

when I am trying to access the server through ssh it says: ssh: connect to host xx.yyy.zzz.x port 22: Connection refused and on the server in auth.log it shows following log entry: Address ...
6
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5answers
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Unlock all private keys on Ubuntu, entering password only once at login

I login to Ubuntu 12.04 using a password. Later on, when I use my browser(Chrome), I'm asked for a password to unlock the keychain so that the browser can access my saved credentials for various ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How to setup login your SSH server with Public/Private key authentification? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set up password-less SSH login? I am having a debian based linode server. All the time if need to login to remote server i do ssh user@ip and then I ...
0
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1answer
24k views

Can't Login to my Server via SSH, and the password is correct

I'm using Linode, and I've asked around on the IRC channels, but no one seems to know. I've logged into my server via LISH (reference), and I used the correct password, and everything went fine. ...
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2answers
555 views

asked for sudo password, post login to bash shell

With 11.10 when any of my users with the bash shell login upon success they are asked to provide their sudo password e.g. Last login: Fri Jan 20 19:13:36 2012 from x.x.x.x [sudo] password for *user*: ...
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1answer
20k views

Modify the SSH welcome message to include system IP address

I have had a couple of occasions where I was unable to remember the IP address for a given system but was, at the time, able to connect using the hostname. As an example, just now I wanted to set up ...
0
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1answer
182 views

UbuntuServer, graphics-card died, cant log in to use SSH/VNS

Okay, weird situation. I have a really old desktop and yesterday I decided to setup ubuntu-server as a home server on that thing. It has no onboard graphics. I installed gnome-desktop, so at the start ...
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1answer
240 views

Certificate logins to servers

I have some ubuntu cloud servers running and has the iptable rules applied on them to allow only few ip addresses to connect via ssh. I know how to generate SSH-key for connecting to server ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I increase the maximum number of simultaneous users to log in to a server?

I use ubuntu server 10.04 on a fairly good machine, with 2.40 dual-core processor and 2GB RAM. My users login with ssh or samba. I have setup LDAP with PAM to sync user accounts between unix and ...
5
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3answers
615 views

Can I log to a non-default shell?

I love fish. I have a nice Ubuntu 8.04 Server running some services. So I edited the /etc/passwd file, as I did in the past, to change my default shell from bash to fish. And ,yes, I made I typo (BTW: ...
14
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10answers
5k views

Long wait time on login

When I log in on my server I get this: No mail. Last login: Fri Nov 5 14:22:45 2010... then I must wait for 5 sec and then is ready... wolfy@ubuntu-server:~$ Is this wait time normal or should ...