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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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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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Extract a .pem file from an existing .ppk or from the server?

So I use windows and so when I first setup my server I had a pem key that I converted into a PPK using puttyGen. Now I no longer have the pem and need to access the server from a mac which uses .pem ...
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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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Putty: pscp file transfer change permission

I am transferring my file using pscp with the command below: pscp target\app.war root@127.0.0.1:/jetty/webapps What would be the syntax to change the ownership of the app.war file ? In other words ...
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Network timeout errors with Amazon EC2 instance after first 10 minutes?

I create a new instance. Happens for both Amazon Linux or Ubuntu instances. I didn't try a windows instance. Sometimes, I can log in once via ssh(putty). I do some cd .. and ls commands but that's it....
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Force traffic through a double-SSH tunnel (SOCKS proxy)

This is going to sound like a n00b question but I can not find any information on this specific task. I know how to set up an SSH tunnel from PuTTY. Let's say there's a private server, 10.10.10.20 ...
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pscp works for one account but does not work for another

I have two accounts A, B both registered on the windows server 2008 R2. There is a script in which I use pscp module of putty to transfer files from the server. Problem being that the command runs ...
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Putty: disable configuration of server terminal length

I would like to prevent Putty from setting the server terminal length so as to avoid the dreaded --More-- prompt in Cisco IOS. Please do not tell me to set length 0 in line config mode because this ...
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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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kerberos - active directory domain trust - SSO only working for linux machines

I have an Active Directory Server (2008r2) and a MIT Kerberos Server. Between the realms "AD.EXAMPLE.COM" and "INTERN.EXAMPLE.COM" is a two-way transitive trust, set up on the windows-side with the ...
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OpenSSH won't resolve %temp% environment variable in commands and batch files

I installed OpenSSH on my Windows Server 2012 R2 system. So far everything works except for resolving the %temp% environment variable: In my PuTTy SSH client I can resolve %systemroot% but not %...
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Why is a Linux host interpretting the zero key as enter?

I am connecting to a Debian virtual machine using PuTTY, and every time I press the 0 (zero) key, the command line behaves as if I've pressed enter. Why might this be and how can I change it? ...
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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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Windows Server connection using putty

Iam having hard time connecting to an Azure Windows Server 2012 from my institution (University). The goal is to connect to the SQL Server that runs on this Windows server This is the strange ...
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Unable to SSH to AWS on home network?

I am not exactly sure if this is the right place. I have an AWS EC2 instance which I am trying to access using putty on windows 7. I have been doing it using my phone hotspot successfully. But it ...
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Using SSH Keys with Kerberos

So there's an issue that we've been having at our company causing me to pull my hair out for the past week: We have hundreds of server boxes (a mix of CentOS6/7, if it matters) that need to quickly ...
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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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Can connect to ubuntu server with Putty but can't via WinSCP

I have just updated from 8.04 to 10.04 after such a long time I am rather excited. But since the update I am now unable to login to my server via winscp but a connection with putty is still completely ...
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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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Converting SSH command to a PuTTY command

I am trying to translate the SSH command: ssh -N -L 1521:server1.com:1521 username@server2.com into PuTTY. -N: Do not execute a remote command. This is useful for just forwarding ports (protocol ...
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Windows - apply timeout value to putty link

For quick access to a server i'm frequently working on if created a shortcut on my desktop with the following target: C:\Users{myUser}\Desktop\putty.exe sshuser@domain.com -pw sshpassword ...
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Kerberos PuTTY from non-domain machine via VPN

Feels like I'm missing something fundamental here... Have a non-domain machine (personal machine off site) from which I VPN into our work network. Once connected, from 'klist', it appears my VPN ...
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SSH `-b` option in PuTTY/KiTTY

The openSSH SSH client has the -b option to bind to a specific address: -b bind_address Use bind_address on the local machine as the source address of the connection. Only useful on systems with more ...
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ssh: clicking enter once results in enter twice

I'm running into a strange issue accessing a server via SSH using Putty: whenever I click "Enter" it acts like I clicked it twice. It's very consistent -- definitely not a keyboard issue -- and only ...
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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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XMing “can't open display” error

Attempting to run XMing, the remote host is Ubuntu, going through Putty. Have spent hours carefully double-checking all settings, reviewing XMing's troubleshooting guide, etc. Rather than continuing ...
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Putty SSH connection not working

I am trying to connect to a solaris server using putty from a windows client. SSH connection is not working. The terminal window just gives an error message "Network error:Connection refused". Telnet ...
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Gitlab - “Server refused public-key signature despite accepting key” on a valid key

I need some help with keys. On my windows 7 machine I have created a pair of keys using Puttygen in order to connect to a private gitlab site. In the gitlab I've added my public key to my profile. I'...
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Delete files older than x days permissions

I have a folder that I have to run the following script find folder/ -ctime +7 -exec rm {} \; To delete files in the folder older then x days. But I can't let the root user do that, there will be a ...
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GNU screen display + from putty

Does anyone here know how to get the +-*/ on the numerical keypad to work in GNU screen from putty? Numbers work fine but not the operators. The / seems to be bind to rename the current shell or ...
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How to SSH to a remote server using a private key on Linux?

I have been trying to connect to a remote server using my private key file from the terminal, but it doesn't seem to work. I don't understand why. Here is how I do it: $ ssh -i private.ppk oap@10.20....
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Dumping command output from SSH session to procurve

I am trying to get information from the command "show mac-address" out of a collection of 12 procurve switches in 2 different locations all connected via fiber PTP. I want to import this into SQL for ...
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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, ...
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error iptables-restore: unable to initialize table filter

i have Debian 6.0.5 x86_64 on VPS and create file named 'iptables.rules' with following command: *filter -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -d 127.0.0.0/8 ! -i lo -j REJECT --reject-with icmp-port-...
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How do I programmatically convert putty logs to human-readable, searchable files?

Background: I have a Windows 7 workstation and use PuTTY for SSH connectivity to Linux servers with session logging enabled. I previously used the Printable output option but that has the benefit of ...
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kerberos authentication to linux from windows

We have mostly unix/linux server in our data center. We access them from our workstations running windows using putty. All the workstations are part of an AD domain but the servers are not. Kerberos ...
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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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How to use PuttyGen.exe when moving key(s) from old machine to a new machine?

I've only generated the public/private key pair in PuttyGen.exe once. This was the first time I've ever used this tool. Rather than having the folks hosting the server that I'm connecting to, who ...
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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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Why putty takes time to deliver “ctrl +c” signals to process which are outputting heavily on stdout?

Whenever process is printing heavily on the stdout, if I try to kill process via sending signal "ctrl + c", the process does not stop immediately. But if I am redirecting output in the file, process ...
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Putty blank when connected to Cisco Catalyst 3500

I'm using the normal blue RJ45 to DB9 cable plugged into my Cisco Catalyst 3500 series XL switch. That cable is connected to a serial-to-usb adapter that I got from Monoprice, and that is plugged into ...
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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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Can't get detached screen to resume

I use putty and have an unreliable wireless connection, so I use screen to keep my work going. Often I'll get disconnected, and then I can't reattach my screen. I'll run screen -D -RR and it will just ...
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SSH connecting on port 22 but times out on 443 [closed]

I'm trying to connect to an ssh sever running on cygwin on my home computer through putty on my laptop, this works fine both inside my network and outside on port 22 but on port 443 it times out. ...
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SSH Connection To Joyent Instance Using PuTTY - server refused our key error

I have a Joyent account with a Linux Unbuntu 14.04 Instance created on it. I'm trying to connect to the instance using SSH. I'm on a Windows machine using FreeSSHd for my SSH server, PuTTY Key ...
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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?

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 the tunnel to ...
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changing colors of files/dirs in linux ls

I use putty with a black background and was wondering if there was or is a way to change the colors of the dirs which are dark blue. i noticed DIR_COLORS.xterm and DIR_COLORS do they play this role?
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SSH with Putty as proxy server

I have one restricted network with a Windows machine and one less restricted network with a Linux machine. I'm only able to initiate connections from the Windows machine to the Linux machine through ...
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SSH client - prompt editable as Windows control

Is there a way to configure PuTTY (or some other SSH client) to be aware of what's currently typed into the prompt and make it editable via the mouse (like in an input box / textfield that shows at ...