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146 views

Setting up a tunnel with putty, jump server for using synergy

Long time ago I set up an environment where my Linux machine (LM) was a synergy server and my Windows machine (WM) the synergy client as described here. Since our admin put in a Linux jump server ...
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1answer
202 views

SSH “Server refused our key” for all users except root user [closed]

I followed this tutorial and key authentication worked great for root. but when I created user xxx and added different key in authorized_keys and tried to login using putty where error was shown " ...
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3answers
58 views

Softlink or hardlink a Linux remote folder in Windows [closed]

The thing is that, our codebase is located on a remote server, that, we access it through a vpn with putty. The server is in CentOs. I was wondering if its possible to softlink or hardlink this folder ...
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1answer
70 views

How to show the actual username instead of nobody in Linux?

I'm trying to find the memory usage for each account on my VPS. I use the "top" command to achieve that but the problem is that it is not showing the actual username for each account. I have four ...
1
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2answers
195 views

How to configure ssh tunneling with Putty between two RHEL servers?

I'm trying to allow ssh access from a remote RHEL server to a local RHEL box via Win/Putty gateway. Basically, I'd like to be able to do 'ssh localhost -p 512' on a remote server so that it would ...
0
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2answers
93 views

How to regain an interactive shell that was disconnected via SSH?

Scenario: I am on windows, using putty to login to a root shell. It is currently running an interactive process which prompts for input to continue. Typical interactive process, its probably waiting ...
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2answers
90 views

How to restart a Linux server [closed]

I logged into a Linux machine with its IP address, using putty, and entered shutdown command in home directory instead of in tomcat bin. The session got closed and I am unable to re-login into the ...
0
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1answer
32 views

How to read active ip connection command

Can you tell me what the 937 is? Forgive me I'm new to Linux and I don't know where to start looking. When I run: $ netstat -ntu | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n 1 ...
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1answer
83 views

How to print/copy the output of a command on IRONPORT

I have to take health checks every day from ironport servers and store some information regarding the server's status at that point of time on a excel sheet. How can I automate this process. I have ...
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2answers
341 views

PuTTY alternatives to work faster and more efficiently - Windows [closed]

Using putty as my ssh client for my different servers. I am far from that level that everything is in the spine which means I quite often need to Google for information on how I perform various ...
3
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3answers
4k views

changing colors of files/dirs in linux ls

I use putty with a black background and was wondering if there was or is a way to change the colors of the dirs which are dark blue. i noticed DIR_COLORS.xterm and DIR_COLORS do they play this role? ...
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2answers
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server unexpectedly closed network connection Putty after useradd

After adding user [root@ctxsv-gl4j ~]# useradd -m mtteam [root@ctxsv-gl4j ~]# passwd mtteam Changing password for user mtteam. New password: Retype new password: passwd: all authentication tokens ...
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1answer
296 views

Can not input or print Chinese on PuTTY

On Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3, I've set my environment variable as below $ echo $LANG zh_CN.UTF-8 $ echo $LANGUAGE zh_CN.UTF-8 $ echo $SUPPORTED en_US.UTF-8:en_US:en:zh_CN.UTF-8 $ ...
3
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2answers
303 views

/etc/sudoer/ - Is it possible to enter into single user mode through putty?

I accidentally chown the /etc/sudoer/ folder so that my sudo command no longer works. (I can only ssh into this Linux Centos vm on windows azure) I don't have the root password and I wonder how I may ...
5
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3answers
1k views

Windows-to-linux: Putty with SSH and private/public key pair

I spent about 3 hours trying to figure out how to connect to a linux box from my windows machine using putty without having to send the password. This is connecting to an Ubuntu server that is using ...
4
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2answers
3k views

Auto-storing server host key in cache with plink

i've been trying to issue commands using plink to retrieve information from my external server. note that these plink commands are ran from a binary that expects no input from the user. is there a ...
2
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1answer
274 views

SSH - sent password / access granted very slow

I wrote a question the other day regarding slow authentication. disabling GSSAPIauth did the trick. However, I am now faced with another issue. When reviewing the PuTTY event logs, i now have ~20 ...
2
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3answers
3k views

How to search for text in a PuTTY console window

Is there a easy way for me to: search for a string in the output window of the putty ? or even a Linux command to search and highlight a string in the output ? I have 20,000+ lines in the output ...
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2answers
277 views

“No such file or directory exists”? [closed]

Ok, so I have this Virtual Dedicated Server laying around, and I thought I'd turn it into a game server. So, I used wget in PuTTy to download the Half-Life Game server installer package, but when I go ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Remote access to Centos server not working

we have a Centos server and currently SSH access to it isn't working. It used to work until some 5 days ago. Now, the only way to log into the machine is to do it locally. We have tried SSH both using ...
4
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2answers
9k views

Run OPTIMIZE TABLE to defragment tables for better performance

I am running Linux 64-Bit OS. My mysql tuner is saying the things below: -------- General Statistics -------------------------------------------------- [--] Skipped version check for MySQLTuner ...
1
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1answer
144 views

SSH stops at “using username” with IPTables in effect

We used UFW but couldn't make the Source Dedicated ports open, which was weird, so we purged UFW and switched to IPTables, using Webmin to configure. If the inbound chain is on DENY and SSH port open ...
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1answer
187 views

Putty fatal error after I enter CLI?

I am new to the whole virtual linux world. And this particular problem is strange and after a day of googling I find myself again on serverfault so thanks for your time! I created a linux ec2 ...
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6answers
7k views

Is there a GUI alternative to Putty SSH for transferring files?

Or any gui ssh for amazon ec2 linux instance servers? I need to transfer files between two linux virtual servers and currently I have Putty (which amazon recommends). However I am new to the ...
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2answers
3k views

Can I use an SSH tunnel to access a web server that's listening on a different IP/Port on the same server?

CentOS 5.x I've got a web server that isn't quite ready for general availability but I'd still like to test some things remotely. Can I leverage an SSH tunnel to connect to the server and then use ...
0
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1answer
116 views

TortoiseSVN Function as a remote viewer of Linux-based Repository

I'm currently trying to run TortoiseSVN as a "remote viewer" of an existing repository on a Linux RHEL server (running svnserver). This should in theory be possible, if the 'shell' interface works as ...
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1answer
568 views

PuTTy does not use Pageant for authentication

Aim is to use Pageant with PuTTy to avoid giving the key phrase multiple times a day. With default configuration in PuTTy, specifying username@host is not enough to trigger it to use the Pageant that ...
0
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2answers
464 views

Elevate PSFTP “put” command as root

Attempting to use PSFTP to "put" a file from my local Windows 7 machine up to a directory on a remote Ubuntu server with only root access permitted. How do I sudo elevate my PSFTP session to execute ...
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1answer
379 views

SSH Dynamic Proxy not working

Everyone, I am trying to get a dynamic ssh proxy setup so I can do some secure web surfing/testing. I have tried it on both a Mac (os X 10.6.7) and win7 professional (with putty) I have 2 linux ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How do I enable characters like [Æ, Ø, Å] in PuTTY/Debian?

I'm using VIM through PuTTY to work on my development server, but it gets rather difficult when I have to work on files containing characters like those mentioned in the title. Not only does it make ...
1
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3answers
686 views

Using Putty results in missing characters on man pages

I am using Putty 0.61 to ssh into an Ubuntu server (10.04.3) from Windows 7. Whenever I try to view a man page, inevitably there are many characters that are missing from the man page. The TERM ...
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3answers
7k views

PSCP: Upload an entire folder, Windows to Linux

I am using PSCP to upload some files from windows to linux. I can do it fine just uploading one file at a time. But I have some very large directories and I want to upload an entire dir at once. I ...
0
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2answers
1k views

X11 Forwarding Works On One Host, “Can't Open Display” On Other [PUTTY/XMING]

I have two identical servers, server A and server B. If I connect to server A in Putty and enable X11 forwarding in the settings (running XMING on my PC), everything works fine. I can run all the test ...
0
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3answers
670 views

Logging into multiple Linux servers using ssh

I have a local windows machine, where I connect to a local linux box through putty, and I will have to login to multiple linux servers using ssh, through sudo. I was wondering if there was a windows ...
3
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2answers
11k views

how to tunnel Windows Remote Desktop through ssh using a linux box?

I hab two physical servers in my home network, linux (192.168.8.x) and windows server 2008 (192.168.8.y). The linux server ist accessible from outside by ssh on a non-standard port (say 23008). How do ...
0
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1answer
105 views

putty ssh client tuturial?

i really wanted to learn about using linux commands, so i can access my remote server, i wanted a good tuturial on how i can use this once for all, before i used always avoid it figure its important ...
2
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3answers
705 views

Root password contains character that can't be entered

Don't know what happend really. I changed the root password to a long password containing weird characters, and triple checked that I could log in with it, and has been ever since. Until now. I think ...
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2answers
702 views

Why does my SSH passphrase work with `plink` and not `ssh`?

I've configured my router to accept a public key SSH session with a passphrase. They key pair was generated using the PuTTY tools on windows. I can open the session from both Windows and Linux ...
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2answers
2k views

Weird symbols always appearing in command line (putty / zsh)

I've had this problem for a while and I hope it's a pretty easy fix: In various places, I'll see weird symbols appearing in the command line. Such as 'â'. It seems like it's replacing some other ...
3
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1answer
592 views

Is there any way to use session multiplexing (Control Master) from windows?

On our Repository server adding a ControlMaster to the ssd/config file (creates socket?) resulted in a 50x transfer speed increase from roughly 2.5 seconds averaged to 0.05 seconds average. The ...
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1answer
469 views

Setting up Xming to draw rootless Linux applications on my Windows desktop

I have a Linux box, on which I'd like to run some programs, but controlled from a Windows box. I've managed to get FireFox running remotely by using the XLaunch program (via plink), but I noticed ...
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5answers
3k views

“Stream” tar action from remote server through Putty?

I am accessing a shared hosting account through Putty / SSH. The account is pretty full, 300 MB below its quota. I need to make a full backup of all data present on the account. Creating a bzip2 file ...
0
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1answer
472 views

Running Mathematica-5 remotely

I have Mathematica 5 - a powerful CAS. I have a cheap netbook (running Windows XP), wich not only is too slow to run mathmatica on, I doubt it has the harddrive space. I do however have remote access ...
1
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4answers
10k views

Unable to connect to Linux (Virtual OS-vmware) through Putty on Windows [closed]

I want to access my Linux box (Virtual OS) through Putty on Windows using Run command: putty -ssh -P 22 192.168.171.130,,, but it is returning an error message, not able to connect. But few days ...
1
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1answer
3k views

PuTTY Session Closed on Expired Password Over SSH Connection

I have a Ubuntu 8.10 build with OpenSSH version 5.1p1 running. I create a new user account, set the password, then expire it using the following command: chage -d 0 username I want to force the ...
2
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7answers
4k views

How do I use PuTTY to connect to a local server in a DHCP network without specifying the IP?

I don't want to specify an IP address, since it can change in a DHCP LAN. I tried to connect to the linux server's name, but neither Putty nor Windows' ping.exe could resolve it.
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3answers
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gnu screen + putty

Anyone here who knows how to get the +-*/ on the numerical keypad to work in gnu screen from putty? Number work fine but not the operators. the / seems to be bind to renme the current shell or maybe ...