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How do I tell Git for Windows where to find my private RSA key?

My GIT setup runs fine in Linux, but when I try to set things up under Windows (using Git for Windows and TortoiseGit), I don't know where to put my private ssh key (or, better still, how to tell ssh ...
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SSH connection asks for password although key is accepted

I'm getting prompted for a password even though it looks like my SSH key is accepted. As far as I can tell, the line "Server accepts key: pkalg ssh-rsa blen 277" in the logs below mean my key is ...
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Cisco ASA user authentication options - OpenID, public RSA sig, others?

My organization has a Cisco ASA 5510 which I have made act as a firewall/gateway for one of our offices. Most resources a remote user would come looking for exist inside. I've implemented the usual ...
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The authenticity of host “host” can't be established [closed]

I'm running a web app on a Linux server which connects to other servers. When I run the project on my Play framework on loclhost it runs fluently. When I run it on my Linux server I get the above ...
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How to remove strict RSA key checking in SSH and what's the problem here?

I have a Linux server that whenever I connect it shows me the message that changed the SSH host key: $ ssh root@host1 @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: ...
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What will be the ill effects of turning off and on server daily

I have IBM server x 3850 M2 with remote system adapter. It has 128GB RAM and 4 SAS drives Its basically for my home labs , developmenet and testing I think that if i make it on 24 x 7 then i will ...
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ssh rsa or dsa connection fail [closed]

I explain steps for make rsa key. create rsa key [user@host01 .ssh]$ ssh-keygen -t rsa Generating public/private rsa key pair. Enter file in which to save the key (/home/user/.ssh/id_rsa): Enter ...
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If I get a certificate signed for ECDSA will older browsers be able to use RSA?

I'm looking into using ECDHE-ECDSA and there are a lot of great articles on why (https://hynek.me/articles/hardening-your-web-servers-ssl-ciphers/) and ...
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User@host in a SSH-RSA public key

What role does the user@host that often appears at the end of a public ssh-rsa key play? Is it necessary? Does if serve any purpose in the authentication, or is it simply a record of who and where ...
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Bash script for updating multiple servers not accepting RSA keys

In my environment I manage about 10 Linux servers that require regular package updates. I have a script written to connect to each individually and run the update. Additionally, I have RSA keys ...
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Transfer SSH private and public keys after reinstall

I need to reinstall my system (debian) but I wonder if I could backup my pub and priv keys and then set them up on the new system. Too many servers already have my pub key and I do not want to change ...
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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

Im configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, Im trying to use ssl. I generate de certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout /etc/vsftpd/private/vsftpd2.key ...
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Access CentOS 5 server over SSH with RSA public/private key from OSX

I'm trying to configure SSH access to my CentOS server using an RSA key rather than with a password but it refuses to accept the key. Here's what I've done so far: On client machine (OSX): ...
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How to integrate RSA with AS DS?

I have not been able to find anything online that isn't AD FS. Since I do not run AD FS, is there a way to integrate RSA Securid with just AD DS? Any online resources? Also, this is a 2012 server.
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Pros / cons of using password-less OpenVPN client keys

I'm setting up an OpenVPN server for my organization, and I'm reading up on the different ways that the client side keys work. I'm still a little unfamiliar with all of the concepts behind these ...
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Impossible to connect ssh /root/.ssh/known_hosts': No such file or directory

I can't connect to my server with ssh. I have already started a session with ssh but i know if i quit this session, i won't be able to connect again to my server. ssh root@genese.com ...
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How to set up my own full-featured certificate authority?

I'd like to set up a certificate authority, which I can then import to all the company's browsers and systems to get rid of all those nasty client warnings when using HTTPS or SSL.
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How to check if a RSA public / private key pair matched

I have two files, id_rsa and id_rsa.pub, what command can be used to validate if they are the valid pair.
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ssh: id_rsa doesn't work, but if I rename it, it works

I have this id_rsa in my ~/.ssh folder. But it just doesn't authenticate. If I copy it and rename it to anything not id_rsa, it works. [qfan@mycomputer .ssh]$ ls -al id_rsa id_rsa_good -rw------- 1 ...
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IBM Remote Supervisor Adapters(RSA ii) boot ISO

My company recently bought some add in IBM Remote Supervisor Adapters for our older x3550 servers. We got them installed and working, and left for the weekend. The idea was to get them to mount and ...
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Is disabling password login for SSH the same as deleting the password for all users?

I have a cloud server with only a root user. I SSH to it using RSA keys only. To make it more secure, I wanted to disable the password feature. I know that this can be done by editing the ...
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Do any well-known CAs issue Elliptic Curve certificates (now that all others are hackable)? [closed]

I know it had been asked before here, but that was back in 2009. Now that it is widely supported by browsers (Requires TLS 1.1, only added in Chrome 22+, FF 23 released Aug 8 2013, IE9+), AND can ...
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SSH login without password

I know that you can use ssh-keygen to generate a public/private key pair. Then you can install the public key on a remote server. You can then login without supplying a password. I haven't been ...
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SSH: How to know when an RSA key has been trusted?

my laptop apparently has changed its RSA key, so when I connect to it over SSH, I get the message of REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED. I don't remember if the last time I've connected to my ...
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SSH login using public key failed

On localhost running sshd service. Created two pairs of rsa keys for root and user1 using ssh-keygen. Copied from root/.ssh/id_rsa.pub to user1/.ssh/id_rsa.pub. Changed permissions to 600. Tried ssh ...
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Create a public private key pair for certificate in IIS

I need to create a public/private key pair for a certificate request. I would like to use IIS. Once the certificate is signed I will be distributing it to multiple servers and therefor will need the ...
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sshd shuts down with “No supported key exchange algorithms” error

sshd $ /usr/sbin/sshd -f testconfig -p 22025 -d debug1: sshd version OpenSSH_5.2p1 debug1: private host key: #0 type 0 RSA1 debug1: read PEM private key done: type RSA debug1: private host key: #1 ...
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The page isn't redirecting correctly?

I have a CentOS 6 VPS with GoDaddy: OS: Linux CentOS RAM: 4 GB Storage: 120 GB‡‡ Bandwidth: 4,000 GB/mo I have set up my domain/nameservers etc fine. As I’m using Plesk 11 I had to install ...
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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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SSH connection with public RSA key

I have next configuration in our corporative network: Client: (artur@lothlorien.isd) /etc/ssh/ssh_config: Host * SendEnv LANG LC_* HashKnownHosts yes GSSAPIAuthentication yes ...
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What does this ssh error mean?

This is my last resort. I've been trying to figure out the problem here for hours. Here's the deal: I have copied my private key from machine #1 onto machine #2. Machine #1 is able to connect via ...
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Gerrit installation fails at ssh verification

I used the official guide to install Gerrit on a Debian server. Now I am stuck at the paragraph where I am supposed to verify that the ssh connection works: ssh bastian@ip.of.the.server -p 29418 ...
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SCP Asking for Password with RSA Key

I've followed a few tutorials on setting up RSA Public Key Authentication, but I cannot seem to get it to work. I can SSH into the remote machine without a password, but when I try and scp files, I ...
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The RSA key container could not be opened. Windows Server 2008 R2

I am setting up a second asp.net site on our Windows 2008 R2 server. We use a RSA Key Container to encrypt our connection strings. I created a new Application Pool with all the same settings as our ...
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ssh hostname returns “Bad owner or permissions on ~/.ssh/config” (chmod 600 not working with MingW)

This question is a near duplicate of Robert's question but after trying chmod 600 ~/.ssh/config I still have the same error. I've tried using cygwin and MINGW32 to do the chmod 600. ls -la returns ...
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Generate pfx certificate from pem rsa

I have a PEM RSA private key generated with opendkim: # dkim-genkey -t -s code001 -d domain.com and for use it with exchange, i need to convert it to pfx with this command: # openssl pkcs12 ...
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Upgrading to RSA Authentication manager 8.0, server linux or windows?

We're planning on upgrading to RSA authentication manager 8.0, and I'm wondering if there is any benefits installing this on a Linux server instead of a windows 2008 server. We want to run it with ...
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openssl Subject Public Key Info: RSA Public Key: (1024 bit) vs Public Key: (1024 bit)

I have a couple of certificates whose format seem pretty similar except for one thing I have checked the details of the cert by using the following openssl command openssl x509 -in certname -text ...
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Error when install SSL certificate on MediaTemple GS server

Here is what happened: I generate the CSR via the MediaTemple site (that is the only way to do it. since a GS is a share server). Send it over the namecheap.com (its signed by RapidSSL). When I got ...
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I created an RSA key but SSH keeps asking the password

On my Mac, I created an RSA key with ssh-keygen -t rsa and saved it as .ssh/authorized_keys on the target server (Ubuntu). I put this in server's /etc/ssh/sshd_config: PubkeyAuthentication yes ...
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How To Organize and Use Multiple RSA Keys On Local Machine?

I have Server_A, Server_B, and Server_C. I want to generate unique authentication keys for each, and organize them on my local machine running Lion like so: Put server_A keys in ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 RSA authentication: ssh fails, filezilla runs fine

This is quite a mistery for me. I usually use passwordless RSA authentication to login into my remote *nix servers with ssh and sftp. Never had any problem until now. I cannot connect to an Ubuntu ...
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setting minimum size of accepted rsa key

Is there a way to set the minimum size accepted by sshd as an RSA public key? I want to restrict users to using RSA keys that are generated with ssh-keygen -b 8196 or greater. I didn't see any ...
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How to check if a password for an ssh key has been set with only the public key?

We have some SFTP-Chroot Environments where we only allow 4096bit RSA Keys for authentication and we only have the public key part from our users. But we have a policy that the user has to set a ...
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passwordless scp without keys

I am looking for some option that will allow me to accept files from any server using SCP command. I am aware of the process of creating password-less logins. But what I am looking for is an option on ...
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SSH failing from script, working on command line (Git)

Have 3 servers: Local, Bare, Development. The following workflow works perfectly: 1. Make my local changes 2. git push to Bare 3. ssh into Bare 4. $ ssh ip.of.Development.server "cd ...
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Problems with SSH

I'm having issues with one of my computers on my server accepting my key. I've used this key on other computers I've set up before with no problems, I can SSH using it into many different servers. ...
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How do I validate a RSA ssh public key file (id_rsa.pub)?

Are there any command I can verify the public key (id_rsa.pub), just the format only Sometimes I have added a new linebreak, sometimes the file missed the ssh-rsa prefix, so are there any command to ...
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Is there a way to see which groups/users have access to an RSA key container?

I used aspnet_regiis to create an RSA key container (machine container). I want to secure it and I know I can use the -pa and -pr commands to specify access. But is there a way to see which ...
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Can you make default client key length larger for ssh-keygen?

When users employ ssh-keygen to create RSA key pairs, the default key length is 2048 bits. You can override that on the command line with the -b argument, but few users will bother. As mentioned in ...