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How to use same static IP from anywhere

Not sure if this belongs here or is a dumb question so feel free to kindly tell me to get out of here(I'm New to all of this). So I need to be able to have SSH access to a server for pulling down ...
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2answers
71 views

SSH Public Key Authentication only works if active session exists before

I have a rather strange problem with my SSH configuration. I set up my server with the help of a Remote Access Card and configured everything with a KVM viewer. So while being logged into the server ...
1
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2answers
83 views

Locked out of ssh, with no root access

So, I have configured my linux ubuntu 14.04 box for ssh on port 22 with root login via private / public key, no password login. I have iptables setup to block all incoming connections except for ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

Access local console via SSH

I am searching for a way to interact with a local console via SSH - just as you would do with an directly connected keyboard. In my particular case I got a debian server (console only, no X system) ...
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1answer
328 views

How to stop/prevent SSH bruteforce

I'm very new to network administration, so please regard that I'm not that experienced yet. I have a Ubuntu root server with plesk panel. Yesterday my friends and I noticed that the quality of ...
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0answers
55 views

sshd installation broken. Repair with only file system access

I broke the sshd installation on a remote host and now ssh doesn't startup. I can mount the file system on the host through a rescue system. The rescue system is debian based and the host system is ...
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votes
6answers
901 views

Total newb having SSH tunnel and remote MySQL access problems [closed]

I don't often work with linux or need to SSH tunnel into remote MySQL databases, so pardon my ignorance. I'm using Windows 7 and am needing to connect to a remote MySQL instance on a Linux server. ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

ssh: “Access denied by PAM account configuration” for one non-root user but not another

On a VM I am initializing I am able to log in as one non-root user (admin) but not another (tbbscraper) over SSH with public key authentication. The only error message I can find in any log file is ...
1
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1answer
117 views

Remotely unlock Hardware disk encryption

I am setting up a remote server at a collocation for a client and their primary request is that the data be encrypted beyond the boot partition. The main system will be in a dm-crypt LUKS container on ...
1
vote
2answers
426 views

(ssh tunnel?) Access remote server with private IP through a *DIFFERENT* server with public IP

Let's assume the following hosts: localhost : my laptop remoteserver : a server with a public IP which runs a SSH server. private.remoteserver : a server with a private IP which is only accessible ...
0
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2answers
150 views

Centos SSH Access- Changed the SSH port now I cant access server

I think I just screwed up - I changed my VPS's SSH access port from 5252 to 48001, now I cannot login. I changed it in the IPtables(/etc/sysconfig/iptables), I literally just changed the port number ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

Good way to run commands on remote computer without its own public-facing IP address (Linux Centos) [closed]

Have a few computers running Linux Centos 6.4. They are connected to an unmanaged switch, which in turn, is connected to a router (Verzion Fios issue). What is a good way to "log in" to one of the ...
3
votes
1answer
221 views

Connect to a machine in a vpn via ssh with dynamic dns

I have set up my router on my local network to use dynamic dns (no-ip) to get a "static" hostname. I have forwarded port 22 to my local pc and I can remotely log into it using ssh. I also need the ...
1
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1answer
73 views

Run scripts remotely and securely

I'm looking for a way that normal users can do remote changes on a linux box through a web interface. Say for example update the dns settings for their domain. The script needs to run under root. I ...
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votes
3answers
129 views

Need a stable IP to ssh from [closed]

This is probably a dumb question as I am a developer rather that a sysadmin, but here is my situation: I have a client for whom I created a site hosted on a server in the cloud. I configured ...
0
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2answers
139 views

Generate ssh key pairs to connect to additional remote machines

I've already generated a ssh key pair to connect to a remote machine, and now need to connect to a second/separate machine using the same method. Should I continue using the same existing key pair ...
0
votes
1answer
317 views

Can't connect to remote CentOS server, possibly disk full

We have a remote server using CentOS 5 with Apache 2.2/PHP/MySQL that have crashed due to possible hard disk being full. Can't access WHM - giving "500 Internal Server Error" Can't access SSH - ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

SSH access a remote server through 2 other servers

I would like to keep checking a log file(named myapp.log) located on a remote web server & keep the up-to-date content of this file showing to me (by using the linux command tail -f myapp.log). ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

SSH hangs every time an escape character is transmitted

I've been asked to continue installation of a freshly installed Debian system. I can log in there through SSH with no problems. But the connection hangs every time the remote shell sends an escape ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Remote server administration on a large scale

I need to remotely manage virtual machines (many of them) via secure channel. SSH inbound is disabled. Anyway to use some web based tool running behind SSL. It will be used to push updates, config ...
1
vote
6answers
9k views

SSH as root using public key still prompts for password on RHEL 6.1

I've generated rsa keys with cygwin ssh-keygen and copied them to the server with ssh-copy-id -i id_rsa.pub root@my.ip.address I've got the following settings in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Remote SSH command via Java program

First of all my Linux knowledge is limited! I'm more a developer, who casually manages some servers :-) So, I'm operating on a farm of RHEL5/6 (mixed) servers and here is what I want to do: I have a ...
1
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2answers
112 views

Using cssh with an ssh clone

Just had a quick question about using ClusterSSH(cssh) with a homegrown ssh-like/ssh-clone application which we use internally to connect to remote machines. I tried using the ssh = ...
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2answers
1k views

How to configure RHEL so users can access an app GUI remotely

I have an application installed in my RHEL6 box that has a GUI (AppGui.sh). My problem is that a few non-tech users would like to access this GUI remotely. I've tried several guides over the internet ...
2
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1answer
125 views

Manage remote linux machines

My start up is building a computer which runs debian linux and some custom programs. What is the best way to remotely access the machines without the user having to do anything? Our product is ...
1
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2answers
945 views

why i cannot start new ssh connections to remote server?

this question is not the same as others, who asked for that they cannot connect to server, the issue i have is that i cannot start more new ssh connections... now i am connected to remote server ...
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votes
1answer
77 views

Error : ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host?

I am getting the following error while running ssh in linux ssh root@localhost -p 4440 -vvv OpenSSH_5.0p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8g 19 Oct 2007 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

pass a password to sudo su

I wanted to sudo to different user after ssh'ing into remote server, for this i tried the following: cat remote-test.sh ssh -t -t abcuser@test-server.net 'bash -s' << EOF /tmp/test.sh EOF ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

Xming fails to display Quartus II 9.0

Attempting to run Altera Quartus II (2) 9.0 on a remote RHEL5 Linux (2.6.18-308.1.1.el5 kernel 64-bit) box over a SSH connection via PuTTY 0.62 and a local Xming 6.9.0.31 X server running on Windows ...
2
votes
4answers
170 views

Importance of vi/vim for sysadmin [closed]

I am currently using TextMate as a text editor. How important is it to learn something like vi if I am to do more sysadmin related stuff, mostly involving ssh?
2
votes
2answers
705 views

Remote Desktop over VPN or SSH?

I want to provide a remote employee remote desktop into a PC in the office and am trying to decide between the following two options: Use Microsoft VPN to get him a local network IP. Use RDP to ...
0
votes
4answers
144 views

Strategy for gaining ssh access without setting up a router

I'm going to need to administrate someone's macbook pro remotely over ssh. Problem is, they'll be moving between networks so I can't just set up port forwarding on their router. What strategy could I ...
0
votes
2answers
364 views

how to log in to a remote pc with public key without having that user on the machine used to log in from?

I want to log in on a remote pc, example 10.10.10.5, from my local machine, called umar. the user on the remote machine is 'coolapp', so i want to pretty much do: ssh coolapp@10.10.10.5 and not enter ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Remote access to internal machine (ssh port-forwarding)

I have a server (serv05) at work with a public ip, hosting two KVM guests - vtest1 & vtest2 - in two different private network - 192.168.122.0 & 192.168.100.0 - respectively, this way: ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Why does TERM=xterm have to be set for my script to work correctly when remotely executed?

I'm attempting to automate the installation of a Debian server (debian 6.0 squeeze 64bit). Part of the installation requires the Sun JRE package to be installed. This package has a licence ...
5
votes
2answers
899 views

Remote access to Windows Server 2008

What are the tools/method to remotely access and maintain the Windows Server 2008. On Linux I am fine with the ssh, is the Remote Desktop the proper tool there? Thanks a lot Regards, STeN
0
votes
1answer
355 views

Installing VNC or equivalent service on Ubuntu 10.4 minimal via SSH

I recently purchased a quite expensive Rootserver. The only way to connect to it is via SSH. That works perfectly fine and I'm happy with it. But sadly, my boss wants a GUI. SO my first thought was: ...
4
votes
4answers
643 views

Reaching a Linux server with a private IP without VPN

I'm working on a network where I can't obtain a public IP address or set up VPN access. Is there a way that I can communicate with a local server remotely by using an intermediary in the cloud that ...
2
votes
1answer
260 views

I've disabled SSHD on my AWS instance. Any way I can re-enable it?

I have an AWS EC2 instance. I was trying lo lock down (chroot) an SFTP account to its home directory using this guide. And I've managed to lock myself out of the server as I can no longer SSH in. I ...
2
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6answers
1k views

How to ssh to a linux server behind corporate firewall? [closed]

My company has a linux server (CentOS 6 VM) behind a corporate firewall, I have full root control of the VM, but I have no control over the firewall. There's an ssh server running on it, and I can ssh ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Alias remote network after ssh

If I ssh into a remote machine (remote1, say), is it possible to alias the network that machine is on so that I could easily refer to a different remote machine, ie ssh remote2.remote_network rather ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

Can I access remote server without ssh?

Ssh connection has stopped listening on a linux server, the output of nmap is PORT STATE SERVICE 21/tcp open ftp 80/tcp open http 199/tcp open smux 443/tcp open https 5000/tcp open ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Ssh and other services over openvpn are slow

I use openvpn to access my workplace network. When I ssh into a server(Ubuntu) over openvpn, as I type into the shell prompt the characters and letters appear slowly. So I should wait a little to see ...
0
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0answers
232 views

Remote connection solution and cut & paste monitoring

Guys I've been asked to evaluate a few remote connection solutions for my small company (linux & solaris, but could go for a solaris only solution). One of the more difficult requirements (for ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

Remote file access

We're needing to provide remote (read/write) access to a number of files on our network to several users (some technical, some non-technical) who will be running Windows. The non technical users will ...
0
votes
2answers
719 views

how to install debian from a rescue cd (via ssh)

situation: server with RAID 1 (2x1000GB) currently logged in via SSH (network based debian rescue cd) need to accomplish: install a debian based Xen (maybe with: ...
1
vote
1answer
299 views

Is SSH console in ESXi 4x now supported

I noticed that it is very easy to open up SSH on ESXi 4x and there are no warnings or confirmations that hint at it being unsupported. Does this now mean that it is supported? I could not find any ...
0
votes
2answers
461 views

how to remotely access a serial modem?

I have a serial modem connected to a computer running ubuntu. I can access it through ssh and modem is working great, I tested it using minicom. How can I make a remote connection to this modem for ...
0
votes
1answer
401 views

Samba Remote Access - Can't Find a Suitable Solution

Currently we are using Samba on a Linux box on our LAN to provide file storage to a dozen or so local Windows, Linux and Mac clients. We now need remote access to these Samba shares from Windows ...
0
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1answer
193 views

SFTP connection times out too soon

The SFTP connection to the server through a client(Cyberduck) times out too soon(1 min or so). Is there some default setting in the server that I can modify to change this situation? EDIT: Figured it ...