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Serial console not responding to keyboard input (Cent OS 6.5)

I have a VPS that's locked me out. fail2ban in conjunction with an over protective firewall, and a webmin service that hasn't started means I can't log in at all via ssh. Starting a serial session ...
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1answer
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How to prevent syslog message popping in a ssh session without affect other sessions?

i have a machine(RHEL 5.2) which receives syslog message from remote machines. And now it keeps popping message from remote machine in a ssh shell, which is annoying when i want to do something on it. ...
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Linux: Connect to another a terminal session

I can use screen or tmux to connect to other terminal sessions, or to share them. But this work only when we first know we will use them. As root can access everything, is there a way to do the same ...
0
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1answer
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Automatically ssh when starting konsole

I'm interested, is it possible to set up automatic ssh login when I start konsole on kubuntu. To be more precise, when I start konsole I would like that it automatically starts ssh and logins to ...
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corrupted lines display in ssh terminal

I have problem with my console drawing lines. The problem is when I connect through ssh to server everything draws ok. But when I use up arrow key to show last used commands it often leaves few ...
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2answers
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Console Access — how does this work?

My dedicated provider did the following: wget S03HvTechAccess > /dev/null 2>&1 mv S03HvTechAccess /etc/rc3.d/ > /dev/null 2>&1 chmod 755 /etc/rc3.d/S03HvTechAccess > /dev/null ...
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Why do consoles sometimes hang forever when SSH connection breaks?

I've seen this with so many consoles (on Linux, Mac, ...), and with lots of different machines in many different networks. I can never pinpoint the exact reason, why this happens: All you have to do ...
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2answers
524 views

How can I limit root to being able to only login on the console via /etc/security/access.conf

I know that I can prevent root from logging in via ssh with /etc/ssh/sshd_config but the auditors also want to see it done in /etc/security/access.conf as well. It seems doable but I can't determine ...
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1answer
299 views

Is SSH console in ESXi 4x now supported

I noticed that it is very easy to open up SSH on ESXi 4x and there are no warnings or confirmations that hint at it being unsupported. Does this now mean that it is supported? I could not find any ...
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Allow access to Linux Console

Suppose one is running an SSH session into a GNU/Linux box of a client and he asks you to see "what you are doing". How can you allow this other party to see what's going on in your session?
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5answers
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Disable usage of console-kit-daemon in Ubuntu

I administrate several Ubuntu 9.04 servers, and everytime I log in, I get the Landscape utility printout with server stats, etc. I really don't need this and it slows down my logins considerably. ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu Server: Don't see my input in terminal

I have a problem with my Ubuntu server. I start a new remote ssh session (from windows putty or ubuntu client) to my server. After a while (I think it is when I hide the console window), my input is ...
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3answers
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OSX terminal running a command in a single window

I use my OS X machine to administer a couple of servers and like to keep open terminal.app to do this. I have my profile so i get a few tabs open as i open the terminal.app, is it possible to assign ...