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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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Connecting AWS from Windows. Error: Using username “ec2-user”. Server refused our key

I am connecting AWS EC2 using Putty from Windows 8, I followed all steps mentioned on this page of conversion of .pem to .ppk and have loaded .ppk in Putty. Putty Configurations: Host Address: ...
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To generate key for AWS server using ssh-keygen from .pem for PuTTY

AWS gave me a private key in the format of .pem. I am trying to use it with PuTTY but failed and I read I need to generate a key with PuTTYgen but PuTTYgen is only for Windows. So I am trying to use ...
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AWS SSH Session getting closed by Server intermittently

I have connected to the AWS EC2 Ubuntu instance using putty on Windows 7(ppk authentication). Most of the time I'm getting this message on putty: Network error: Software caused connection abort. But ...
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putty fatal error :server unexpectedly closed network connection

I recently updated my Linux server (Ubuntu 14.04) and Putty stopped working. I checked hosts.allow and host.allow files and no issues found. I am using DigitalOcean as my server provider. My firewall ...
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PuTTY typing its name into the console

I was doing a MySQL dump over SSH using Putty, and now it is just typing PuTTY over and over again into the console, Ctrl+C doesn't do anything. Does anyone know why this is happening?
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SSH tunnel seems to be bound to multiple IPs

I am using a SSH tunnel to a remote machine using plink.exe in Putty on Windows 8. I am also running a web application using the same port. So to avoid any port conflicts I have bound the tunnel to ...
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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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DES warning message when connecting to Cisco ASA via SSH

I had to replace a Cisco ASA 5510 that died. I have everything back up and running however when I connect to the ASA via SSH (through Putty), I receive the following warning message: "The first ...
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Unable to ssh EC2 using password - “Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)”

I have followed the following steps https://coderwall.com/p/j5nk9w This is what I did 1) $ sudo useradd -s /bin/bash -m -d /home/newuser -g root newuser Entered the Password for the newuser 2)$ ...
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Serial connection to Cisco C40 not taking input (Putty/Hyperterminal)

I have a cisco c40 video codec that is not accepting the admin credentials that I established for it over SSH/HTTPS. I suspect that the config file is corrupt as there are other erroneous behaviors in ...
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iSeries, Putty and Key mapping

I have recently been able to connect to our iSeries using SSH. Certain features do not seem to be working correctly (or at least in the way I am accustomed to). The issue has to do with the key ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 Config -> Text File

I'm just starting out learning to config Cisco ASA. My office lent me their old ASA 5505 and I plan to do a factory-reset. Before I do that, I'd like to backup the config to a text file on the ...
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How to recover from “Too many Authentication Failures for user root”

I've done several attempts to establish SSH-connecton for user root@host using putty terminal. While doing so I specified wrong credentials several times and after that I've specified them correctly, ...
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Copying over SSH via Putty tools is slower than via WinSCP

Uploading from my Windows PC (1) to my Ubuntu machine (2) in another city using PuTTY tools is slow. I tested this over OpenVPN tunnel and via port forwarding to (2). It turns out that using rsync ...
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Server connects without passphrase via putty but asks for passphrase from the native command line?

I am trying to connect to an EC2 instance and it has a .ppk security key. I am not an expert on server frankly and I am still try to figure things out by trail and error. I usually connect to my ...
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Set xterm (PuTTY) window title when using screen?

I am trying to get screen to set my xterm title. I have this working outside of screen, but screen keeps whatever title was in place when I started it. Here is my .bashrc: function ...
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Crontab is not working [closed]

I am trying to add a new script to crontab using putty. I am following these steps: open putty enter my username / password enter command crontab -e to create new crontab copying this command to ...
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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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Can't SSH to any servers

It's for a day that I can't login through SSH to my servers. Using both Putty and MobaXterm. MobaXterm ends with: debug1: sending SSH2_MSG_KEX_ECDH_INIT debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_ECDH_REPLY Read ...
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How to enable KeepAlive in putty command line

currently i am using putty like this from the command line: putty.exe -ssh user@192.11.11.11 -pw mypassword how do i enable KeepAlive so that the connection doesnt die if i leave the terminal ...
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What firewall configuration do I need for SFTP to be able to put files on a remote server

I have a situation in production where SFTP (using Putty PSFTP) is working when I connect and list files on a remote server but put and get fail with error permission denied. In my dev environment I ...
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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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Mapping right CTRL key to ENTER function

I am using Putty to connect to a Linux server. I am a mainframe person so I really want to map my right CTRL key to ENTER and then map the ENTER key to the NEWLINE function to mirror how the keys ...
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Any idea why SFTP works differently based on the client machine/network

I have an odd situation. From Computer A with PSFTP.EXE (putty sftp client) I can connect to a remote sftp server and use dir and chdir to browse around. If I try to get or put files I get a ...
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Putty: Incoming Packet was garbled on decryption

I am unable to connect to my server on my local network (VM). I have multiple servers I am able to connect to. When I try to putty into the server, I get the message Incoming Packet was garbled on ...
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launch a batch remote command via /putty ssh and get the output in a local file

I have been trying to launch a remote command in putty using the -m [file] flag and get the output putty.exe -[user]@server -m commandscript (the command is just cat> somewhere ) and after that I ...
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PuTTY/PSFTP & Pageant. Select particular key

I have a windows box that we use for outgoing SFTP transfers. They're all scripted and I use PSFTP with PAGEANT to hold the private keys. My problem is that over the last 12 months a new partner of ...
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Filezilla or PuTTY: I have “Access granted” followed by “Server unexpectedly closed network connection”. How to troubleshoot?

Here is an extract of Filezilla debug traces : Offered public key from "(...)" Offer of public key accepted, trying to authenticate using it. Access granted Server unexpectedly closed network ...
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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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Linux smart card authentication

I am using puttysc to authenticate to a remote Linux server with my smart card . But as I understand, this isn't true PKI authentication - puttysc just unlocks the public key and matches it to a user ...
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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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What is the best TERM type on AIX for use with PuTTY, and which PuTTY settings should be tweaked?

I manage many AIX machines, generally version 5.3. Basic terminal function works just fine, but it seems like some things don't. For example nmon displays lqqx instead of the line drawing characters. ...
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I can't connect to FreeSSHd server with Putty

I have Windwos VPS and i want to connect to it with Putty. On the VPS i installed FreeSSHd and created a user account and set the account to public key authorization. On my PC i am running Windows 7 ...
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Catalyst 3750 switch shows gibberish in the console on boot (could be a baud rate issue)

I've got a Catalyst 3750 series switch here, I switch it on by holding the 'Mode' button and then plugging in the power. In PuTTY console I can't type anything, but when I press anything on keyboard, ...
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mRemoteNG settings from Putty

I'm trying to get my settings from Putty loaded into mRemoteNG. According to the thread below, once I select SSH version 2 as my protocol, I should have a list of settings to choose from in the Putty ...
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Changing the passphrase of a puttygen private key in Windows

I have a private key in Windows, created by puttygen.exe. I used default options to save it, the tool automatically gave it a .ppk extension, and it looks like this: PuTTY-User-Key-File-2: ssh-rsa ...
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pscp alias for current host

Is there any way to send files via pscp using -load profile without specifying host if I have already specified it in profile? I want to specify only source path, destination path and profile without ...
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SSH from Windows to Jump Server to MySQL [closed]

We have a MySQL instance running on a Linux machine and had to open a tunnel to access the server. This worked fine until admin decided to add a steppingstone / jump server. Now i can't seem to ...
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Putty Kerberos/GSSAPI authentication

I configured a few Linux servers to authenticate with Active Directory Kerberos using sssd on RHEL6. I also enabled GSSAPI authentication in hopes of passwordless logins. But I can't seem to get ...
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Amazon EC2 server cannot connect and access via putty out of sudden

I have a ubuntu server setup in amazon ec2 for few months. Today, out of sudden, the server status is not reacheable and putty is not accessible too. I've also rebooted the system, it seems to be ...
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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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How to run putty with -m command line *and* get log?

I'd like to launch putty and run my script automatically, it works, but I can't save the logs (I need them to debug)! The way I call putty: "D:\Some-Path\putty\PUTTY.EXE" -t -load "Server - ...
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Looking for a central console management software that utilitizes my RDP credentials for access [closed]

All our managed Windows Server 03+ machines are enabled for and connect fine via RDP. However, I would like a less heavy central management (command line based?) to mass manage and maintain the ...
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gnu screen + putty

Anyone here who knows how to get the +-*/ on the numerical keypad to work in gnu screen from putty? Number work fine but not the operators. the / seems to be bind to renme the current shell or maybe ...
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Disconnect SSH sessions from user side IBM 4690

I need SSH session to be disconnected after 45 sec inactivity. on IBM 4690 SSH server settings are: TCPKeepAlive no ClientAliveCountMax 3 ClientAliveInterval 15 But when I do packet capture ...
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Automate ssh serial-over-LAN connection to SuperMicro IPMI via Putty

I recently found instructions on how to take advantage of the SuperMicro's serial-over-LAN remote console via SSH. The challenge is after the SSH login a few commands must be executed to start the ...
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How can I connect to multiple servers efficiently with ssh using Linux

We run a VSphere at the office, meaning I am using a lot of different ssh connections to systems. I really like Mputty and MobaXterm on Windows, because they save and remember how I connected to my ...
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How to lock pageant the same way ssh-add -x does?

Now that i understand how to highjack SSH_AGENT_SOCK & how to use it, it scares me that a fellow coworker, by having root access on any of my company server, might access to my personnal NAS. I ...
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ctrl+D not working in mail

I am trying to test the mail capabilities of my server. I simply do this mail -s "This is a test" myemail@domain.com, then it prompts me for Cc: then the body. After typing I am hitting Control + D, ...