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SSH key problems: Not a RSA1 key file unknown key type '-----BEGIN'

A backuppc server is able to sign into remote machines as root and backup them up, but if I sign in as the backuppc user and try to ssh into these machines using the same key, the key is rejected with ...
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Strange ssh key issue

Scenario 1. I am doing this from /home/deploy directory I am trying to set up ssh with github for capistrano deployment. this has been an absolute nightmare. when I do ssh git@github.com as the ...
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ForwardAgent in Jenkins

I'm trying to enable ForwardAgent in the "Publish over SSH" Jenkins Plugin. This would allow jenkins to execute deployments, rsyncs and svn+ssh checkouts on remote servers. But there's no option for ...
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rsync from remote ssh server with forwarded keys

Context I am writing a synchronisation script to sync some web environments. Ex: Update integration from production (mostly to fetch new database rows and uploaded files) Some of my prerequisites ...
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Any tricks for making sshfs authenticate only on write?

There is seemingly a trick for creating read-only sshfs logins with the read only attribute is enforced by the remote's ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file. You first create a program ~/.ssh/ro-sftp-server ...
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Is it possible to chain ssh-agent forwarding through multiple hops?

Suppose I have 4 machines, local, dmz, remote1, and remote2. I want to ssh from local to dmz then into remote1 and then scp a file from remote1 to remote2. Can I use ssh-agent forwarding to allow me ...
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How to get an Ubuntu root account to forward ssh keys as the forwarding machine

UPDATE: the whole thing described below works fine for non-root accounts on the remote machine. That is, this works: anderson@client -> nonroot@remote -> anderson's-ssh-key@github.com This ...
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Can one config LDAP to accept auth from ssh-agent instead of from Kerberos?

[This question is not about getting your LDAP password to authenticate you for SSH logins. We have that working just fine, thank you :-) ] Let's suppose you're on a Linux network (Ubuntu 11.10, slapd ...
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seamless ssh with condition

I am looking for a way of seamless ssh in a way that when user does ssh through shell, it will be disallowed (or normal rules apply) but if a process (non-interactive) tries to ssh with the same user ...
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Weird DNS bug - external server resolves to internal IP

I have a server that is hosted by my university. I have root access, but no control over network setup, firewall, etc. This server's DNS resolves to an internal IP here on campus (10.x.x.x), and an ...
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Can socat be used to forward an ssh-agent socket into a chroot?

I'm building custom Debian environments on a remote server, which I connect to over SSH. This involves building a debootstrap environment, then chrooting into it to run a custom installer. As part of ...
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ssh through a bastion machine works on someone else's desktop but not my own

I have to ssh into a bastion (jump) server in order to get to the final server. On the jump server, my .ssh/config says: Host * ForwardAgent yes My co-worker uses PuTTy and Pageant. When I use a ...
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Getting “Could not open a connection to your authentication agent.” when connecting from Windows to Linux

I've sent up SSH agent forwarding on my local machine, and confirmed it works when I connect to an Ubuntu server hosted behind our proxy. (ssh-add reports a list of keys when I run it on the machine I ...
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ssh-add is required before each git push

Before I can git push / pull or capistrano deploy (using agent_forward => true) I have to run ssh-add command. If I try without this I get a publickey failure. Does anyone know why ssh-add is not ...
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Encrypt MySQL column with ssh-key forwarded by ssh-agent

I would like to keep sensitive data such as user's e-mail address in MySQL database in encrypted form. Is it possible to encrypt/decrypt mail column in MySQL using ssh-key forwarded by ssh-agent on ...
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SSH between macs in a local environment, full control on each?

I'm attempting to use my Mac Mini as my "central server" in my local environment and then I develop on it, it runs nginx, php-fpm, etc. Everything is working fine. But I wish to do capistrano ...
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ssh-agent doesn't seem to end when user disconnects

On one of the servers that I manage i've just noticed that there are hundreds of "ssh-agent" processes running. I'm at a loss as to where to even start here. Is there something that I've forgotten to ...
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ssh key forwarding works with -i flag but not with IdentityFile in config

I'm trying to get ssh key forwarding to work so that I can ssh to a server and then use my local private key to then access another server. All works fine if I do ssh -A -i <identify file> ...