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SSH Reverse Port Forwarding with PuTTy - how to specify bind address

Using Putty, I have set up a reverse proxy which allows me to connect on port 8080 of the server at server.tld to port 80 of the machine which initiated the SSH connection. The server allows me to ...
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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 ...
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Cant Login using SSH or Filezilla FTP

I had been using linode successfully for the last 3 months. The server OS is a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. From a few hours, I am not able to login through SSH via putty. After I enter the username and ...
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Delete key not working when PuTTYed in to AIX box using Korn shell

I manage an AIX box at work using PuTTY. I'm using ksh in vi-mode. When I press the Delete key (not backspace) the case of following characters is toggled instead of the character under the cursor ...
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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 ...
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Connecting to a web server in putty

How do I connect to the localhost apache web server of the machine I'm connected through Putty in?
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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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Can PuTTY be configured to display the following UTF-8 characters?

I'd like to be able to render the characters as seen in this tweet: I saved the tweet's JSON data and wrote a one-liner python script for testing. python -c 'import json,urllib; print ...
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HKEY_USERS entry for service account

I've created a service account for a scheduled task on our 2008R2 server. The task runs a powershell script, which will, among other things, download an archive from a linux server every time it is ...
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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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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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How to connect to a Netgear SRW224G4P serial console port?

I have two Netgear SRW224G4P switches with serial console ports. I'm using a Sabrent USB 2.0 to serial cable adapter with a female-to-female serial cable. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and using putty ...
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From log file into terminal in realtime

I'm on Ubuntu. Is it possible to open putty and watch as a log file updates right in terminal? Like if stdout would have been directed in terminal? For example I have one application's stdout and ...
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Add SSH host key to another user's PuTTY cache

I have written a PS1 script that 7-zips a file and uses PuTTY's SCP to store it at my back-up server. I have tested it and it works perfectly. Then I log into my SQL Server Agent and add an extra ...
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Does stunnel support multiple forwardings over the same connection?

A lot of the tutorials on stunnel show only single forwardings. It stunnel limited to only fowarding and listening to one port on both ends, or can it handle both local and remote forwarding in the ...
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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 ...
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inner network access with ssh

I use putty on windows vista to establish ssh connection to ubuntu on ec2. I want the ubunto to do wget on some iis url in my vista. This url is not exposed to the web. Is there a way to establish ...
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How to add SSH key to PuTTY Agent at startup in Windows Server?

I need to add a private SSH key to Putty Agent (pagent.exe) every time a Windows server starts up -- before a user logs on interactively. The key is to be used by a service. If it was a regular user ...
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Why are quotes and other non-alphanumeric characters not being rendered correctly when I ssh?

The following is a line from the the mysql man page when accessed from my computer running ubuntu with the gnome gui "Command-Line Options that Affect Option-File Handling". This line gets rendered ...
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'POSSIBLE BREAK IN ATTEMPT' in /var/log/auth.log when you use private key in putty?

When when I ssh into my server from windows using putty without using public key authentication I get no indication of a "BREAK IN ATTEMPT" in /var/log/auth.log However when I use DSA keys and set ...
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How to get screen command to indicate what screen you're looking at for ubuntu servers?

When I use the screen command in red hat it lists what screen I'm looking at in putty However when I use the screen command in ubuntu 10.04 it doesn't list what screen I'm looking at in putty. Is ...
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Why should I use a well-known port number? (ex. 22, 80, etc…)

I just set up remote ssh for the first time with openssh. I was able to ssh into my server with putty using the following three settings: /etc/init.d/ssh restart # What ports, IPs and protocols we ...
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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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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 ...
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How can I automate pulling files via putty's psftp?

I have a Windows Server 2003 box and it is using psftp to connect to a remote linux machine and download files every hour. I have two main challenges with this machine: First Scheduled tasks are ...
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Putty IP address of client - passing to terminal?

Please can anyone help - when launching Putty from a desktop machine is it possible to pass the value of the IP address of the Windows machine to the server session?
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PuTTY use agent forwarding for chain of servers

I failed to configure AgentForwarding with PuTTY :( PuTTY is newest 0.61 version. I have created public/private key pair for PuTTY, converted them to openssh format, added them to ...
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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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Tunnel SSH from A->B->C [closed]

I'm looking to setup a tunnel using PuTTY on Windows. Ideally I'd SSH directly from A->C, however, I can't from the network I'm on. I can, however connected from A->B->C. C is running a vncserver, ...
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Putty alternative for windows with support to remote port forwarding

I have been trying to find an alternative to putty for windows. It needs to be portable and it must support remote port forwarding. Putty has had problems with its own implementation of remote port ...
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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 ...
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psql on putty shows no output

I am using Windows Vista with Cygwin running on a PUTTY console. When I issue the command "psql -l -U grants -W", there is no output (i.e. no prompt for the password even): But echo works ok.. Fri ...
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Using rsync to backup Windows Server 2008 R2 files to Ubuntu, using plink for SSH

I am trying to configure rsync for backing up files on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box to a Ubuntu box. All (non-test) data must be encrypted. I have managed to get it working using just rsync, ...
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Putty + Bash + Screen, up arrow for history not working (Ubuntu 11.10)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 11.10 that I am logging into SSH via PuTTy. When I am inside screen, I cannot use the up arrow to recall bash history (though this works outside of screen). I ...
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How to start a reverse tunnel with PuTTY?

I am trying to make a tunnel between a server and laptop with Putty. The problem is, since the laptop has no public IP address, I have to make a reverse connection. ASCII Artwork: SERVER(PORT:6000) ...
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Putty permanently untick GSSAPI auth

I'm trying to access my server via SSH using Putty but I need to untick GSSAPI auth. Is there a way to permanently un-tick 'Attempt GSSAPI authentication (SSH-2 only)' in Putty?
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Putty access denied

I'm trying to connect SSH using Putty to my server but somehow I cannot connect and it comes with Access Denied error when I type in my username. Is there something I need to do to fix this issue?
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Cisco ASA 5505 Config -> Text File

I'm just starting out learning to config Cisco ASA. My office lent me their old ASA 5505 and I plan to do a factory-reset. Before I do that, I'd like to backup the config to a text file on the ...
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Error on trying to ssh to a prgmr box when using PuTTY like utility KiTTY

I recently got a box on prgmr. Excited, I tried to login using my username password in KiTTY (which is basically an improved PuTTY) and got the following error, shown in the screenshot. Now, I can ...
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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 ...
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Switch Between Users

I build my webapp on a local machine, but from time to time I can go to a public Linux server on which I have two accounts using a ssh connection (with putty). My accounts are two Linux users, access ...
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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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How can I set environment variables when I ssh login to my Unix box by passing custom arguments?

I want to pass some parameters as part of my ssh connection that I can use to set custom variables for my login to do certain things or run certain scripts. How do you do this running Putty on Windows ...
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SSH Tunnel slow

I just moved halfway across the globe and am having a strange connection issue. I have a 4 Mbps dsl connection, can successfully ssh into my server, and setup a tunnel. I use PuTTY (on my desktop - ...
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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 ...
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How can I login amazon ec2 with root directly in putty or winscp?

0 down vote favorite 1) How can I login amazon ec2 with root directly in putty?? each time i need to su - root first and change to root...is there any other ways?? 2) How can I login amazon ec2 ...
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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 ...
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SSH key setup for Joyent Node SmartMachine and Windows?

I just got a Joyent Node SmartMachine. I'm using Windows. My goal is to SSH in to the SmartMachine and add/install things from GitHub. The issue I'm having is that I'm unable to connect to my ...
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ssh login with putty key from mac

I am trying to login to a server from a Mac with a key I made with putty (Win). The output, some of which is shown below looks like it is trying , but I dont have a passphrase, so I just hit enter ...
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I got Putty installed need to SSH to my webhost to get MYSQL Error logs [closed]

I need the exact commands to type from the beginning in putty to first connect to my db and then to get the error logs contained in /var/lib/mysql/HOSTNAME.err file. Thanks