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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 ...
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How to use a another private / public keypair (generated by PuTTY) for ssh?

I was connecting to one of my Linux servers from my MS Windows workstation using PuTTY (I generated them on MS Windows using one of the PuTTY related tools, I don't remember which parameters I have ...
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allow ssh connection from remote host

I've just started playing around with SSH tunnels today, but I'm stick at a bit of a silly point (I think)... Probably just missing something obvious but here goes: I've got two linux servers and a ...
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Plink failure on Windows 7 x64

Trying to use plink for a project and running into problems on Windows 7 x64. It simply goes to a blank line and hangs there. On a 32-bit XP development machine it runs as expected. We have tried XP ...
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Using Putty for serial connection

I am attempting to enable web-management functionality on my Dell PowerConnect2824. From what I can tell by reading the manual I need to connect via the serial port to enable web functionality. I ...
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PuTTY - Server Unexpectedly Closed Network Connection

I have two servers that I have been able to connect fine as s1.website.com and s2.website.com I connected to s1.website.com earlier today without any issues, however, when I connected to ...
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Why is Filezilla not accepting my PSFTP client?

I have FileZilla 0.9.34beta configured to allow ONLY SFTP connections on port 8086 (not FTPS and not FTP either). I am trying to connect to the server using Putty PSFTP.exe but it is failing to ...
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Setting up Git over SSH on Windows using a non-standard port

I had to switch from Ubuntu so that I could use Adobe Suite at full speed and now I'm finding that SSH on windows is not as unified as on linux. So I installed msysgit and putty but I'm finding that ...
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SSH running two commands at once?

So I want to run Apache benchmark but while it's running, I need to run htop to see the memory and CPU usage. How can I do that? Putty (My ssh client) won't let me type in a command until ab is done ...
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How to let TortoiseHg (Mercurial) on Windows use the Private Key file generated (by Puttygen)?

I have used Puttygen to create a public and a private key, and I'm now ready to let TortoiseHg on Windows 7 do a clone by going to ssh://somebody@code.somewhere.com/somecode but there seems to be ...
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can't connect with Putty after editing configuration of SSH

I was editing PuTTY's config file /etc/ssh/sshd_config. I didn't know how to save the file (:w and :q) so I quit PuTTY. It crashed the file so I reopened and saved it. But now PuTTY tells me: Access ...
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Weird problem with connection from putty to ubuntu server via SSH

I have an Ubuntu Server 9.10 box with sshd configured. I have two computers with Windows 7 professional and putty installed. Day ago, both computers was able to connect ubuntu server both via putty ...
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Using ctrl-arrow keys with PuTTY and screen

I searched and couldn't find a solution for this anywhere. I'm using PuTTY from Windows to connect to various servers where I run bash and screen. It seems bash works fine with ctrl-arrow keys to ...
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“Stream” tar action from remote server through Putty?

I am accessing a shared hosting account through Putty / SSH. The account is pretty full, 300 MB below its quota. I need to make a full backup of all data present on the account. Creating a bzip2 file ...
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Running Mathematica-5 remotely

I have Mathematica 5 - a powerful CAS. I have a cheap netbook (running Windows XP), wich not only is too slow to run mathmatica on, I doubt it has the harddrive space. I do however have remote access ...
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Can Pageant be used by Windows services?

Is it possible to configure Pageant (SSH key management) so that its keys are usable by a Windows service with the "Log On As" user of "Local System"? If not, is there any other tool that can do ...
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Upload a file using scp only if the file was updated/modified?

pscp is a very handful tool if you want to upload files to another server using SSH. The only problem is that it is not able to detect if the destination file is already updated (based on datetime). ...
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pscp doesn't read .profile

I'm transfering a file from Windows XP SP2 to AIX 5.3. In my .profile I have umask 002defined. After the transfer, the file always has 644 permissions, so it seems pscp doesn't read my profile. As ...
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Basic proxy with OpenSSH, Cygwin, Putty

I know this is probably a common question, but after looking around for a few hours (on this site and others), I can't find a solution. I'm trying to set up a simple proxy. I already have a server ...
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Windows client for GNU Screen

I'm very happy with Putty running on my Windows machine and keeping all my terminal windows under GNU Screen in my server. However, I wonder if there's a version of Putty (or another software for that ...
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Freebsd doesn't show command output correctly in Putty

I have just installed the latest stable version of FreeBSD to a computer and I have the following problem: If, in Putty, I issue a command like ps uxa which gives long lines of output, they get ...
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delete key prints “~” in putty

i am SSHing to a RHEL-3 box using Putty. Backspace works correctly, but when I press the "Delete" key the deletion does not happen. Instead, it prints "~" on the screen. Thanks in advance, Ajay