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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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CentOS ssh connection stalls after server bandwidth upgrade

I have a few linux servers inside a customer that recently MASSIVELY increased his bandwidth - from about 0.8/5mbps to 25mpbs/100mbps... (yes 100mpbs!) this is very good, but ever since my ...
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SSH to WebServer using PuTTY [closed]

I am using 1Dollar-WebHosting.com to host my website. I need to SSH to my WebServer using PuTTY. When in cPanel, under the Security tab: 1) I click on SSH/Shell Access. 2) I then click on "Manage ...
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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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How to enable KeepAlive in putty command line

currently i am using putty like this from the command line: putty.exe -ssh user@192.11.11.11 -pw mypassword how do i enable KeepAlive so that the connection doesnt die if i leave the terminal ...
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putty terminal cursor buggy on debian-wheezy

since my vagrant box changed from squeeze to wheezy my cursor on the terminal is kind of buggy. for example when i try to type this command: vagrant@portal-vagrant:/$ ls -l it ends like this: ls ...
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Changed SSH default port and disabled root login. Client didn't save the new port can't login/connect to it now

Working on my centos server. Connecting via putty. Changed SSH default port and disabled root login. But the client didn't save the new port and defaulted back to 22 (my new one was 42650 or something ...
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Putty Terminal Locks randomly

I have an issue where my Putty Session will become unresponsive after a period of time. If I am tailing something, or waiting on a process that does not return data while executing, the terminal will ...
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launch a batch remote command via /putty ssh and get the output in a local file

I have been trying to launch a remote command in putty using the -m [file] flag and get the output putty.exe -[user]@server -m commandscript (the command is just cat> somewhere ) and after that I ...
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How to get SSH PuTTY bookmarks / sessions synchronized?

As sysadmin working in IT consulting, I have a lot of SSH PuTTY (managed by SuperPutty) sessions, and also, I have 2 computers, and a few virtual machines and a Terminal Server with Putty in which I ...
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Filezilla/Puttygen doesn't recognize private key file

I have generated a key for an Ubuntu Virtual Machine running on Azure Cloud Services http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/manage/linux/how-to-guides/ssh-into-linux/ openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why isn't my SSH tunnel working?

The SVN server at my work has been moved to a different machine. This wouldn't present a problem except that the firewall rules have not been set up properly and I'm unable to connect to the new ...
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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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How do I specify port number for PuTTY to use with Windows cmd?

I start most of my SSH connections with a windows command like this cmd://"C:\Program Files\PuTTY\putty.exe" -ssh root@xxx.xx.xxx.xx I assume this defaults to port 22. Now I need to connect on a ...
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Enable Cisco ASA as an SSH Tunneling

I am trying to utilize my Cisco ASA as a SSH Tunnel. I've configured this before when using a Linux server as the SSH target, however I cannot seem to get it to work with the ASA. I have configured ...
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ESXi 5 VM Putty session hangs, vSphere client timing out

First of all I believe this is a ESXi issue but let me know if you have seen this. It started about a year ago when I noticed occasionally when I putty via SSH to my VM guests, if I do anything that ...
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Remote desktop over ssh

I am following the below link to setup remote desktop over ssh using putty. "http://m.desy.de/sites2009/site_m/content/e262/e96318/RDPusage.pdf" But, i am not able to connect to my remote server ...
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Use PuTTy for local SOCKS Server binding?

I want to create a SOCKS server on my gateway server. PuTTY has it's -D switch which allows dynamic SOCKS proxy through the given SSH connection. Is it possible to do locally, without a SSH ...
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Logging remote commands sent during SSH session, so the log would be unencrypted

I connect to server A (running OpenSSH server in Linux OS) using Putty: localhost% putty.exe A How to cause the SSH server to log the commands sent from localhost in unencrypted manner. Thanks
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Putty: Incoming Packet was garbled on decryption

I am unable to connect to my server on my local network (VM). I have multiple servers I am able to connect to. When I try to putty into the server, I get the message Incoming Packet was garbled on ...
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What command should be used to connect via SSH through squid proxy?

I have set up a Squid HTTP Proxy (in centOS) and intended to use it also for ssh connections. Managed to configure putty (in a windows client) to use this proxy while connecting by ssh. Confirmed in ...
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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 ...
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PuTTY/PSFTP & Pageant. Select particular key

I have a windows box that we use for outgoing SFTP transfers. They're all scripted and I use PSFTP with PAGEANT to hold the private keys. My problem is that over the last 12 months a new partner of ...
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putty openssh rsa key signature invalid

I'm running a server with Debian Linux 3.2.46-1+deb7u1 with OpenSSH Server 6.0 and secured the login with a 2048 bit RSA key. Although connecting with OpenSSH Client from another machine succeeds, ...
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Filezilla or PuTTY: I have “Access granted” followed by “Server unexpectedly closed network connection”. How to troubleshoot?

Here is an extract of Filezilla debug traces : Offered public key from "(...)" Offer of public key accepted, trying to authenticate using it. Access granted Server unexpectedly closed network ...
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How to use pscp and putty same time, with one password? [closed]

I have same password with pscp as putty (obviously) to an Ubuntu 13.04 server, and Im running a batch file, win 8.1 preview. This batch file requires me to run 2 windows, and enter 2 passwords ...
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PSCP Command Errror

Can anybody explain what i am doing wrong here. I am trying to copy an entire directory up to a remote server. "c:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY\pscp.exe" -l mleyland -pw Password5 -p ...
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How to configure Ctrl+Alt+F1 to F6 to use with putty instances in Windows? [closed]

Is it possible to set up putty (or a fork), have multiple terminals/logins open while fullscreen, but each one with a single dedicated shortcut for switching to it? Just like Ctrl+Alt+F1 to F6 ...
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Cannot access HG repo any more after upgrading to Wheezy

I just updated my proxmox server based on wheezy 7.1. to the latest version (3.1). It acts as a central mercurial repository that is accessed via ssh as well. It seems like I am unable to use ssh-hg ...
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SSH-Connection through gateway nc not working

I have the following problem: I want to connect from a Windows 7 client to a remote Debian 7 Server via an SSH Gateway running on a SLES 11.3 Server. To test the connection I use plink with the ...
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Frequent interruptions of SSH connection to VPS

My SSH sessions die at what seem like random times - response will stop, and then a few seconds later PuTTY will pop up a message with, "Server unexpectedly closed network connection." It seems to ...
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How to run putty on a particular network adapter

I have a loopback adapter which uses SLIP to communicate to a microcontroller. The issue I have is on Windows I dont know how to run putty on that particular network adapter. Does anyone know how to ...
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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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SSH tunnel speed is very slow

I have remote server with Ubuntu Linux and I want to establish SSH tunnel with this server from Windows machine using PuTTY(plink). I have to use this method for getting access to some service on this ...
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teraterm stay open after disconnecting from host?

Is there any way to get teraterm's windows to stay open after disconnecting from a host, so that I can see the terminal output in the scrollback? Trying to transition from Putty, which is nice, but ...
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Changing the passphrase of a puttygen private key in Windows

I have a private key in Windows, created by puttygen.exe. I used default options to save it, the tool automatically gave it a .ppk extension, and it looks like this: PuTTY-User-Key-File-2: ssh-rsa ...
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putty pageant - forget keys after period of inactivity

in the environment where windows client computers are used to run putty to connect to multiple linux servers i'm considering moving away from password based authentication and using public/private key ...
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SVN via SSH not working on Windows with Tortoise SVN

I have SSH access to a FreeBSD machine which has svnadmin (and the rest of the necessary utilities) installed. svn is version 1.7.9 (r1462340). I am on Windows 7 x64, using Tortoise SVN 1.7.7. I have ...
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PuTTY Fatal Error dialog - Can it be suppressed? [closed]

Nearly daily, I resume my computer to (correctly) find half a dozen or more dead PuTTY sessions left over from the previous day of administration. It's usually easier to clear my stack by closing all ...
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accessing own XAMPP directory through shell putty [closed]

I am trying to compare directories from a shared host server and directories located in my own computer. Own computer has XAMPP as the server. To compare these two directories, I need access to the ...
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How can I use the home, end, page-up, page-down keys on Solaris via PuTTY?

I love the shortcuts home, end, page-up, page-down, but I am unable to use them via PuTTY on Solaris servers. Windows PuTTY => Linux desktop via SSH, works fine. Windows PuTTY => Solaris ...
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Web proxy with SSH Tunnel to Ubuntu 12.04 with Putty is refusing connections

I'm trying to set up a SSH tunnel via Putty so I can access my router admin pages. I have an ubuntu 12.04 machine on the local network with SSH access. I can SSH into that ubuntu box (that sits on ...
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Local display using Xming-Putty

've been struggling with Xming and putty for a while and I can't make it work; I enabled X11 forwarding in putty, updated xauth list on the client side with the xauth list of the server side. ...
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Can connect to ubuntu server with Putty but can't via WinSCP

I have just updated from 8.04 to 10.04 after such a long time I am rather excited. But since the update I am now unable to login to my server via winscp but a connection with putty is still completely ...
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SVN through a port-forwarded Tunnel “Network Connection Closed Unexpectedly”

I work in an organization with (unnecessarily) stringent security requirements. Last year, we set up an SVN server on a cloud machine. The requirements for this machine dictated that the only approved ...
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Injecting RSA key to putty

I want to ssh to a remote machine with a rsa key. In linux, it is simple: ssh -i file.rsa username@remote.com But how can I do that in windows using putty?
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SSH to bitbucket returing Permission Denied (publickey)

So I am trying to clone a repo to a directory on my Ubuntu server but I keep getting a Permission Denied (publickey) error. This is very weird because my output for ssh -T git@bitbucket.org shows ...
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Is there any way to convert a putty “All session output” log, with control characters, to a more human readable “Printable output” log?

We had a contractor in-house to help with some configuration of a product and we're trying to look through the putty logs he set up for us, but instead of using "printable output" he used "all session ...