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how to type/send hex on a putty session

I'm using Putty to make a serial connection to a device. I need to send a Hex string on this session. How do I do this? The Hex String is FF7E414244 This is required to break the serial device into ...
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Debian servers do not appear in PuTTY title bar

I use a specific server for connecting to all servers via SSH. When I connect to the SSH gateway server it perfectly says chronoz@sshgw in the PuTTY title bar and when I connect to a CentOS server ...
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Putty: ssh root login to server disabled, how i can setup passwordless access to root on server?

For added security, we've disabled root login to server via ssh. We have a special ssh account that users need to login as, and then su as root in they require root access. How can we setup ...
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Is there a possibility to “pimp” Putty in order to generate logs automatically and run multiple sessions in one windows (similar Linux “Terminal”)?

I'm using Putty for Serial or SSH connections to systems. For every session, I need to configure Logging manually, enter a new name and destination. I was wondering if there was a solution to set it ...
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Authenticate to git server via PuTTy

Hey, I'm connecting to a remote server via PuTTy. On this server, I also work on some code, which I would like to push to a git repository, which needs ssh-rsa authentication. So when pushing git ...
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Entering Private Key Passphrase with Putty Command Line PSFTP.exe

I'm using psftp.exe to automate a file download but need to connect with a private key as explained below. I am able to connect, however, the private key requires a Passphrase. This procedure works ...
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SSH / SCP connections to Ubuntu server blocked from one remote host but not others

I have a server running Ubuntu SE 10.10. Two Windows 7 machines are attempting to WinSCP / Putty into it using the same credentials. Both are definitely connecting to the correct host, but one gets an ...
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Any options out there for kerberized ssh client on windows?

Are there any good (reliable / free) ssh clients that work easily with Active Directory authenticated accounts in a Windows environment? Ideally that wouldn't need the Kerberos for Windows package? ...
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How do I create a guest ftp user and give access to specific sub-folder with SSH?

I just got a virtual dedicated server at GoDaddy. I got the Simple Control Panel. There doesn't seem to be a way to create a guest ftp user through this control panel and I was told it must be created ...
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PSCP using domain user

I use PSCP command line between two server but I have the following problem : I have a windows box in a domain and how do I write the command line with domain user ? pscp.exe file.txt ...
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Can I rsync from Putty on windows to my Cent OS server?

I'm a bit new to the command line and UNIX but am finding it hugely useful. Is it possible for me to rsync from putty on my windows 7 machine to my virtual server? If not what are my other command ...
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PuTTY SSH Connection to a Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop, Pressing Enter (either) in a Man page sends 'ESCOM' instead of CR/LF

I'm trying to perform a search in a manpage, which requires the Enter key to achieve. However pressing it displays the word ESCOM instead of the desired function. The Enter key works as it should in ...
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Connecting through two putty sessions

I'm using the last putty version and can't create two different sessions (Needed when I need to do SSH TUNNELING and log the server for maintanance) Here is the log from the second connection that ...
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Download file using ssh

I have ssh root access at a server and I need to download, then upload a file to it. I use putty on my local machine, connect and can do anything. But I don't know how to download the file :). I know ...
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PuTTY fatal error: Server refused to start a shell/command

I've always used PuTTY (win32) in order to access my servers through SSH. Yesterday I upgraded OpenSSH on my server from 4.3 to 5.8 and it seems that PuTTY doesn't work now. It asks for a password, ...
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SSH clients periodically freeze under Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. Two different SSH clients are exhibiting a strange habit of periodically freezing or hanging. I have tried both putty and Van Dyke's SecureCRT SSH clients ...
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pscp (putty) copy only non-existing files/dirs

I'm using PSCP to copy directories from a linux machine to my windows machine. That works great, but I only want to copy those directories that are new and non existent on my windows machine. Is ...
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How do I SSH tunnel using PuTTY or SecureCRT through gateway/proxy to development server?

We have some unix boxes setup in a way that to get to the development box via ssh, you have to ssh into a 'user@jumpoff' box first. There is no direct connection allowed on 'dev' via ssh from anywhere ...
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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 ...
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Setup Linux for Putty

I installed Ubuntu in VMWare Workstation 7. My Host (Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2) and Guest machine is connected using NAT connection. Now I want to connect Guest OS (Ubuntu) with Putty, ...
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Using Plink to script commands to Dell PowerConnect 6224

I'm trying to setup a simple script to update the configuration on a Dell PowerConnect 6224. I have SSH setup and working and can connect to the switch using either Putty or PLink but when I use ...
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PSFTP wildcards /*.zip: open for read: permission denied

I'm using Freesshd and putty's psftp to transfer files. Now, I can use get ex110111.zip and it works. But if I try to use a wild card get *.zip, I receive an error open for read: permission denied. ...
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Corporate IT have blocked putty [closed]

Before I ask my question I would like to point out I am a web developer who normally uses Stack Overflow and new to Sever Fault, I think this is best place for this question. I have recently started ...
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PuTTY pscp directory listing - can you specify a different file date/time format?

I'm using pscp.exe from PuTTY with the -ls option to get a directory listing via STDOUT to a perl script. The output I get is this: Listing directory /path/to/my/directory drwxr-sr-x 2 234 ...
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How do I VNC using a SSH Tunnel from one Ubuntu box into another

I'm new to SSH and Linux so please don't laugh if this is a simple question. I've looked and haven't really found anything using Google that does exactly what I want it to do. Setup Home LAN Router ...
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PuTTY Option: Remote command = 'Top' / How to retain session after 'q' command?

Example #1) 'Unmodified' PuTTY login to default directory >> Enter 'Top' Command >>> enter 'q' = You land back at the root (default) directory. Example #2) Use the PuTTY settings option remote ...
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What is supposed to be entered after “login as” in PuTTy for SSH?

When I open up PuTTy, it says "login as". What is supposed to be entered? Thanks in advance, John
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User and Key Press Issues with Putty

Ubuntu Server newbie here, got some annoying issues with remote accessing my box with Putty. When I create a user and then login as that user, the terminal always starts with just '#' and not ...
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Can putty beep when tailing a log file?

I have a putty session tailing a log. I either keep flipping to it to see in anything has come up or I forget to check it at all. Can putty or tail be made to "beep" if anything scrolls into the ...
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plink without any parameters says “unable to open connection”

In Windows 2003 when i run plink without arguments, it says "unable to open connection: host does not exist" (And of course when it is run with arguments) What can be the cause? I am becoming crazy
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how to tunnel Windows Remote Desktop through ssh using a linux box?

I have 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 ...
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Putty SFTP towards Freesshd server rights

I have a customer who wants me to get a SFTP server. I am using an Filezilla server for normal FTP and I am currently trying to make a SFTP server by using FreeSSHd on a win2003 enterprise server. I ...
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How to change Putty SSH login IP address?

I have a CentOS Server which have multiple ip addresses. If i`m using various ip address to login in to my server via SSH to browse other website, the ip address sent to other website is the main ip ...
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PuTTY line wrapping stopped working properly

I use PuTTY to SSH to my linux server. Today I noticed that when I enter a long command that goes beyond the right hand of the screen, instead of wrapping down to the next line, the text starts at ...
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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 ...
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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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Putty double tunnel

currently I have the following problem: i can connect to Server B via ssh only if I connect to Server A (via ssh), create socks proxy with putty, and use it in order to connect to server B. So ...
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Recover an SSH private key?

I have an RSA key (generated by PuTTYgen) that's set up for logging in to a bunch of machines via SSH. Or rather, i HAD such a key. (The computer it was on crashed, to the point that a reinstall of ...
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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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Insert key prints ~ in shell [closed]

How to fix this one ?
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Piping a tarball from a unix server to a windows server via SSH

In a past life as a unix admin I would often remotely transfer files by taring them to stdout and piping that output through SSH. Sometimes I placed a "tar -xfp -" on the other end of the pipe as a ...
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Set PuTTY's window title to name of loaded session?

Normally, when you load a saved session in PuTTY and connect to it, PuTTY will set the window title to the host name of the system you connected to (plus the string "PuTTY"). Now I have many ...
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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 ...
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How to setup an ssh tunnel to an internal network's web server from outside the internal network using Putty

Here's my situation. At work there's an internal network. I can access the work network from home by ssh'ing to a linux box that faces both the internet and the internal network. The work network ...
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SSH over SSH Tunnel

I have seen this question: http://serverfault.com/questions/33283/how-to-setup-ssh-tunnel-to-forward-ssh but I'm having difficulties because of OS barriers. I have someone sitting on an XP laptop ...
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Pressing backspace with root gives weired character in putty

I am using putty to make ssh connection with my server. I use up and down arrow button to go through history commands. but now when i press backspace instead of deleting the character , some weired ...
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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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What's the best way in Windows to manage multiple ssh sessions (via putty?) to look at clustered servers?

There's a tool called cssh for linux that has simular use to what I'd like to have on Windows. Basically I'm logging into servers that are identical to each other and I'd like to be able to type the ...
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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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Strange Problem: Connection Reset By Peer

I am having some trouble with SSH on my linux server running CentOS. I can connect to my server fine using PuTTY or ssh from windows cmd. The same goes for using secure FTP. I can connect to the ...