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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
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Putty SSH tunnelling not working for HTTPS sites

I created a proxy by creating a SSH tunnel using PUTTY, and then filling in the values of the server in my home computer's browser proxy settings. I entered the server IP in the Socks list. I can ...
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How to download a file through (Putty) SSH

Imagine the following situation: I do not have direct SSH access to Server-A due to IP filtering restrictions. To access the server (from windows using putty), I first connect to Server-B, which has ...
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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 ...