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GNU screen display + from 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 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 ...
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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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Putty: SSH “Server refused our key”

I am trying to access CentOS using Putty. Server used is vps. And i am getting an error called "Server refused our key" "No supported authentication methods available". Previously it was connecting, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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CentOS 7 Minimal Installation on Hyper-V: X11 forwarding using Xming and PuTTy error, xhost: unable to open display “:0.0” [migrated]

Before telling me that there are a lot of post relates to X11 forwarding error, let me put you in context of the things that I have done: I have installed the following packages: yum install -y ...
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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 ...
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Connection error in bitvise ssh client

Iam able to connect to ssh server host on openshift using putty but while using the same setting in bitvise ssh client i get the folowing error - 01:47:18.424 Connecton failed. getaddrinfo() ...
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Putty connection refused until server login

Our Red hat main host reboots every night and when I try to connect with Putty I get connection refused. Then after I physically go to the server and login to it and go back to my other computer I am ...
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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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Is there a way to permanently set the font and window size in putty?

When I log in with putty, I always have to: change settings appearance font change 8 resize window so that I can see enough text to work with the log files. I don't see where I can save these ...
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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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Terminal.app does not support alt/meta/command-key modifiers such as meta-backspace

This was observed on Mac OS X 10.5, running Terminal.app. On a native Linux machine, from a bash command prompt, typing meta-backspace deletes up until the most recent whitespace. On a Mac, it ...
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Output of remote cmds in putty is always truncated after 80 chars [closed]

I have been fruitlessly trying to get the output in the right format. I am running putty ssh commands, and the output of the command are saved to a file and transferred over. Ignore the fact which ...
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AWS EC2: constant PuTTY configuration for instances which may be restarted

I have configured PuTTY for accessing my instances as described in the instruction. I have set the hostname as it's displayed in my instance dashboard - everything works great. But when I restart my ...
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Add SSH host key to another user's PuTTY cache

I have written a PS1 script that 7-zips a file and uses PuTTY's SCP to store it at my back-up server. I have tested it and it works perfectly. Then I log into my SQL Server Agent and add an extra ...
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Do i have to always carry *.pem file to log in my AWS server in other computer?

I have a EC2 server (UBUNTU). I have a macbook and my ".pem" file is in my laptop computer. When i try to log in my server through putty in other computer, it require my ".pem" file. Do i have to ...
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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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AWS instance Status Checks remain 1/2 + Unable to SSH to aws instance

I'm new to AWS. What I want is to change my instance type from t2.micro to m4.xlarge. I stopped my running instance and then change its type from t2.micro to m4.xlarge. On starting the instance I got ...
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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. ...
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“Software caused connection abort” after removing rule in iptables

I use Putty to connect to a Linux Red Hat machine on an AWS instance. My local computer is Windows 8. On the iptables I had to make a change and accidentally forgot to put back this default rule: -A ...
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Server refused our key (AWS) - Putty

I've just signed up to AWS and launched EC2, downloaded key (.pem) file then generated ppk file using puttykeygen. Using this ppk file I've tried to log in to the server via SSH using Putty but it's ...
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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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Unable to SSH Google Cloud Engine instance through gcloud & Putty from Windows 10

I could do SSH & SFTP from a windows 7 laptop to my Google Compute Engine instance until I changed my laptop & also upgraded to Windows 10. In the event I lost my previous settings, so had to ...
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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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Failed to load module pk-gtk-module

I am running RHEL6 and I am sshing into a linux server. Every time I open gvim or emacs, I get this error $ gvim Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pk-gtk-module": libpk-gtk-module.so: cannot open ...
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Host keeps asking for password when using SSH Keys with PuTTY for Windows

I'm using PuTTY for Windows to connect to dreamcompute-VPS(dreamhost). At dreamcompute panel, I created a private key and downloaded it, a .pem file. Using PuTTYgen, I converted this file to .ppk as ...
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Can't ssh after configuring sshd_config

I have configured my sshd configuration files to listen to ipv6 addresses, but forgot to uncomment ipv4 local addresses. Here is a snippet from my configuration file: AddressFamily any ListenAddress ...
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Sun Fire v215 ALOM keyboard input from PuTTY

I'm trying to log in to ALOM on a Sun Fire v215 via PuTTY. I'm using a RJ45->DB9->USB setup plugged into the "SER MGT" port on the back. I'm also using the settings recommended in the installation ...
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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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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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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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How do I get Putty or some other remote program to send Control + Keys to a serial port?

I am currently using Putty to access a serial port on an old hardware. According to documentation I got, you need to press ctrl+A in a serial terminal to access the login. However, when using a local ...
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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 ...