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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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How to change the default port number plink tries to connect to?

When I run: plink -l <user> -pw <pass> <host> "<command>" It gives FATAL ERROR: Network error: Connection refused. But when I run: plink -P 22 -l <user> -pw ...
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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 ...
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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?