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Locked out of my server [closed]

I've been logging into my server all day using a keyfile I generated, I had no issues at all. Just now I was running a shellscript when my internet got disconnected. As soon as I got signal again I ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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0answers
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Saving SSL password for SVN in Ubuntu

I have tried to set up my SVN that way, that it saves my passwords, but for some reason it won't work. I am using a SSL certificate, for which I need to provide a password every time. I have tried ...
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0answers
29 views

replace password prompts by confirmation

I'm a little annoyed by having to enter my password too many times (e.g. while running commands that start with sudo). There are ways to completely disable password prompts, e.g. How do I turn off all ...
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29 views

Desktop's “Connect to Server” function repeatedly asks for SSH password after connecting

I would like to use the "Connect to Server" function (available from the Ubuntu desktop menu) to open a Nautilus window showing the file system of another machine through SSH, since I find it easier ...
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1answer
56 views

SSH to computer with user not logged in

I have two computers with Ubuntu 12.04.4 and 12.04.2. The 12.04.2 is set up to request a password before login on start up. When the PC is turn on I am able to connected to the 12.04.2 from 12.04.4 ...
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2answers
80 views

Github ask for Username & password after Configure ssh?

I have Created SSH keygen and Just add the Public Key to My Github Account. When I am pushing My local Saved State to Github Repo.It ask for UserName & Password again. Any input would be ...
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ssh never ask for a password

Somehow my SSH never wants to ask me for a password. So I setup a VPS on some random server somewhere in the world and I want to connect to it with ssh. I can setup a key, but when I do this: ssh ...
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0answers
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Howto limit the amount of time ssh keys password are stored in a session?

Using raring, I see once I gave the password to the prompter, the key remains "opened" for use as long as the session remains opened. I feel this like a security concern, and I think I remember in ...
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1answer
980 views

SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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3answers
484 views

How to do svn update without password on crontab

I'm new to svn and ssh. I'm trying to do svn update of 5 repositories in my local system every 3 hours on crontab. So, to achieve this I have setup ssh passwordless login using the below steps: 1. ...
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2answers
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How to avoid typing ssh-add everytime

I read and followed some online documentation on how to set up a ssh-agent so that I don't need to type in password every time I ssh to a remote machine. However, with the help of ssh-agent, I still ...
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2answers
64 views

Can we set the root without password?

Suppose that I had set the root password before with ssh key. Hereinafter, I want to let the root without password. Is there a way to do that? Thank you
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0answers
47 views

What is the default SSH password for UBuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Honestly, it's late for me I just want to know the password. I don't want to set up keys or anything. I understand that it is more secure to have no password and just allow access from certain ...
1
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1answer
74 views

setup ssh encryption keys

Here is the situation: I have 4 Linux servers. /home is same for all the four servers. (It's a network drive). I want to setup a password-less SSH via setting up encryption keys. I created RSA key ...
0
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1answer
292 views

SSH password problem

i have connected 2 machines via Ethernet cable, 192.168.1.2(master) & 192.168.1.3(slave). I can ssh both and even ping command also works fine. Trouble is while running Hadoop & Nutch i have ...
2
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1answer
93 views

How worried should I be about port 22?

I am learning Hadoop and I need to ssh onto localhost in order to set up a pseudo distributed system. I read on another forum: ...
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0answers
40 views

Can I store a password in a bash script? [duplicate]

Is there some way to store (for example hashed etc.) secured password in a script that will be used during connection to server? Storing password and username as clear text in code for me is quite ...
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1answer
390 views

SSH password entered too many times Connection refused

I tried connecting to my new installed Ubuntu 12 server via SSH and I was asked for my password. (I had used "myusername@ipadress" to connect) After entering the right password a few times (with no ...
3
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1answer
1k views

How to use passwordless rsh?

I have been trying for a few days now, but cant seem to be able to setup a passwordless login using rsh in Ubuntu 12.04 server 64bit. Before shooting me down and telling me to use ssh, this is my ...
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2answers
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Precautions during SSH [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I audit users and access attempts to SSH on my server? I recently had to give away my Ubuntu 12.10 root password to one of my friends so that he could SSH into ...
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1answer
264 views

rsync password problem

I have a python script. In that, I am using rsync for data transfer between two systems. While running, it ask for password for data transfer. So that I create a password-less run by the below ...
2
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1answer
192 views

How do I create one user without key authentication?

I've completed the following steps: I have configured Ubuntu server with Key authentication and it is working fine. I have disabled password authentication for key authentication to work. The server ...
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1answer
181 views

Having an Issue in restricting length of password

I am trying to place a restriction on my ssh box to require a password of a min. length of 16 character and a max. of 30. I was following the Password policy section, in the official user ...
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2answers
247 views

How to stop bzr from using ssh (asking a password) for downloading?

I have configured bzr to push updates and now it's using ssh for downloading all the branches too. Is it possible to use ssh only for uploading?
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1answer
2k views

How to reset my password without rebooting?

I lost my password to a VM running 11.04, but have ssh access via public key authentication. Is there any way I can reset the password without a reboot? (This is to avoid downtime of services it's ...
1
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1answer
135 views

Dynamic Proxy with password

I need to setup a proxy on my localbox to redirect some requests to another network. I am doing it in the following way ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:22022 some-external-host In this case every time i try ...
6
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5answers
8k views

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 ...
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1answer
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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
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How can I allow SSH password authentication from only certain IP addresses?

I'd like to allow SSH password authentication from only a certain subnet. I see the option to disallow it globally in /etc/ssh/sshd_config: # Change to no to disable tunnelled clear text passwords ...
0
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1answer
322 views

GPG and SSH encryption of file need help

I don't know how to use Password and Keys in Ubuntu 11.10 , what is the exactly use of this application , and how can we use this for encrypting files? Please also explain about ssh keys and gpg ...
5
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2answers
8k views

Encrypting Files and folder through terminal

I am new to part of encryption on Ubuntu . Is there any way to encrypt files and folder with password from terminal ? without using truecrypt or cryptkeeper etc.
3
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2answers
898 views

How do I approve specific computers to ssh into a machine with password authentication disabled?

The instructions in help.ubuntu.com/community/SSH/OpenSSH/Configuring recommend disabling password authentication so that "it will only be possible to connect from computers you have specifically ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Looking for pageant equivalent

I was wonder if there is an equivalent to pageant for Ubuntu, for those of you who are unfamiliar with this tool, its basically a tool that runs and types in your password for public and private keys. ...
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2answers
617 views

Accidentally typed password in username input, any logs to clear?

I have accidentally typed my password in SSH's interactive username prompt. Are there any log files that I should clear?
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2answers
2k views

Disable password access through SSH?

I'm setting up a server for backing up my desktop box remotely. I want to prevent remote password access to the server, permitting only users with private keys (AKA my desktop box) to access it. How ...