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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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How long does a putty keyphrase need to be (i.e. how does putty encrypt private keys)

I'd like to know what a good minimum password length for a putty passphrase is. This depends on the amount of entropy the passphrase needs to have, which in turn depends on the length one attempt ...
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SSH - Find multiple files and delete them

We have a bunch of old deprecated files that reside inside of 400 subdomain directories. I'm trying to delete them out in 1 shot. One of these old pages is called index1.php. I was able to figure ...
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Permissions Issue? Putty + Plink + Pageant + Powershell + Scheduled Task

Background I have the following components: A windows server 2008 R2 box An administrator account (mine) A service account on the domain that is an Administrator of the box An installation of ...
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How to fix PuTTY showing garbled characters?

Connecting from a Windows 7 PC via SSH to an Ubuntu server using PuTTY, I get some screen errors: I.e. it: "Double-draws" the selection inside Midnight Commander (MC). Other characters like line ...
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[Shift]+[F1] not working in putty telnet sessions

Update: I configured putty (Windows 8; x64) to send exactly the same data as an old 16 bit Hyperterminal (Windows XP). I tested it using Wireshark. But still the Software on the Suse Server does not ...
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SSH Tunnel for RDP [closed]

I have my PC in LAN at work (PC-WORK 192.168.1.x) and a SSH server with one interface looking at LAN (PC-SSH 192.168.1.xx) and WAN (88.88.88.88) What I need is to get Remote Desktop to PC-WORK from ...
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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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connecting to packet tracer from pc

How I can connect to a router that runs in Packet Tracer from the pc that the program (Packet Tracer) runs on it using telnet or Putty or SecureCRT or other shell programs? I use GNS3 but need to work ...
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Connecting to remote host via putty

I am getting the following error when i try to connect to a remote host. Can't connect to X11 Windows server using "0:0" as the value of the display variable. How do i get past it? Other info: I ...
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SSH - Putty Private Key and Passphrase

For giving remote access to a linux server, the administrator generated the public and private key pair probably using the Putty Key Generator and sent me the .ppk file. I loaded the .ppk file (having ...
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run php script in the background

is there a way to launch a php script and let it run on the server until it finishes? I use this php5-cgi /var/www/script.php -q & connecting via putty. When I close it (the session) the ...
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Remote port forwarding with Putty

When I create a remote port forwarding tunnel with Putty, a remote port opens on interface with ip 127.0.0.1. On the remote host I'm able to nc localhost RPORT and forwarding works, but I'm unable to ...
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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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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 $ ...
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ssh on Window Vista and Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

On my Fijitsu system with intel processor, I could not ssh from my Window Vista partition using PUTTY and also could not ssh from my Ubuntu 12.04 partition. I am try to ssh into a remote machine ...
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How to copy a file over SSH?

I need to copy a file that apparently is only accessible over SSH (http.conf). I am very ignorant in this area and have virtually no experience with using an SSH client, so my hours of trying have ...
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Function keys over SSH/PuTTY to SCO unix

I am trying to set up SSH to a SCO Unix server that runs custom software that uses the function keys on the keyboard, however the keys do not appear to be in the correct format for SCO to recognise. ...
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/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 ...
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tunnel to a webserver with putty and access apache there as if from localhost

I have a webserver with a htaccess rule that permits only contact to a webservice from 127.0.0.1 (I cannot change this). I already configured putty to make a tunnel to that webserver and when I enter ...
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X11 Forwarding works on Windows with Xming and Putty, but not with ssh command line

I have a micro Amazon instance the I want to use for testing and everything is going fine until the title. If I set up all the info in PuTTy, open it up and run 'xclock', all runs perfectly and it ...
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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 ...
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login with rsa to my vps

I successfully added a rsa key my root account. since I don't want everything in my root acc, I created a new user. but for some how, I keep getting "server refuses our keys" message :S I did ...
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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 ...
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SSH Public Key Authentication not working with PuTTY

I have created a virtual machine and installed Redhat 6. I am having issues connecting using public key authentication. I can use PuTTY on my Windows host to connect to the redhat guest, where I am ...
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SSH from PuTTy to Debian “authorized_keys is not a regular file” Error

I cannot connect from my Windows 7 computer using PuTTy to a newly configured Debian Squeeze server using SSH RSA key authentication. I get this error when running SSH in debug mode: User myuser ...
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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 ...
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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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Cisco ASA 5505 garbled output

I'm trying to debug a Cisco ASA 5505 that I do not have physical access to. I am using GoToMeeting to control a techs computer to talk to the router. Here is a picture of the router output right ...
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how to set up ssh tunnel to acces administartion space [closed]

My administration space is accessible via a specific port (4848) and I want to block this port to increse security . I have already disabled remote access to my database too and acces it via ssh ...
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Bash script exit on error (set -e) closes putty SSH session

I'm using set -e to force my script to exit whenever an error occurs running a command. However this has the side effect of closing my putty terminal window that I am using to connect via SSH to the ...
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“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 ...
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How to get Home, End, Delete keys working for PuTTY SSH sessions to Cisco ASA?

I want to be able to use Home, End and Delete keys when using PuTTY to access the CLI on my Cisco ASAs. Currently when I use these keys I see the ~ character. I have tried changing the PuTTY session ...
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ssh/putty binds to wrong networkcard

I'm using FreeSSH on my server and Putty on my client. I'm trying to make a port (3333) on my server connect to my local PC. This way my PC port is visible to the outside. However, when I look with ...
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How to mount Windows Vista file share to remote headless Linux Centos 5.8 system?

I am trying to set up a network file share system such that a headless supercomputer running linux (CentOS 5.8) can access computer simulation files stored on a Windows Vista machine. I have found ...
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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 ...