an authorization mechanism for SSH involving public-key cryptography.

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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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How many SSH private key to setup for multiple servers?

The general process is to generate a pair of public and private keys and upload the public key to the server for SSH connection. Then, if I have to manage a large amount of servers, am I supposed to: ...
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Restrict access to .ssh folder over network shares

I run a small server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 and have just noticed that the .ssh folder in the users home directory is accessible via SMB and NFS. The SMB and NFS are both secured, however I ...
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SSH key not authorizing, log says 'possible break in attempt'

I've followed the steps that everyone says to set up ssh key authentication. Make the authorized_keys file on the server in .ssh from the .pub file, set permissions on the file and the directory. ...
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ssh How dose a second user log in with a ssh key file?

I am new to VPS, I have linux centos 6 and have followed instructions here to get started. I have create ssh key for the root user from instructions here I have disabled root log in and created a ...
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Distribute ssh public keys among hosts

I'm setting up some machines with Ansible and need to enable password less connections between them. I've got a database master and several slaves. For initial replication the slaves need to ssh into ...
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How to change SSH key on Google Cloud?

I need to replace the existing SSH key with a new one, but I don't see such options in Cloud admin panel. What is the right way to do this?
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SSH: Login to local pc by key

I got a little problem. I'm using apt-dater to keep different linux-systems updated. Apt-dater uses ssh to login to these systems - there's no problem by doing this. To connect to localhost, the ...
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How do I properly generate a keystore for ssl?

I'm trying to get an ssl certificate from godaddy for use with jetty. These are my steps: keytool -keystore keystore -alias jetty -genkey -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 What is your first and last name?: ...
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PEM_read_PrivateKey failed

I'm trying to use ssh to log in to AWS from OSX Mavericks and having a hell of a time. I enter: ssh -i ~/.ssh/filename.pem ec2-user@ec2-xx-x-xxx-xx.compute-1.amazonaws.com -v And I get this, as ...
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Multiple Servers, Multiple ssh Keys, Unique ssh keys for Infrastructure servers

Ok so I've done a bit of googling and haven't come across an answer. We have multiple servers in our environment and around 5 infrastructure servers. Then we have one server that we can ssh to all ...
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Deleted authorized_keys from EC2 but still have PPK file and I'm connected

I just deleted my full ec2-user/.ssh/ folder and I want to recover the keys so I can access my EC2 server without stopping and starting it. I have on my computer a PPK file that has something like ...
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SSH Allow Password For One User, Rest Only Allow Public Keys [duplicate]

Is it possible with ssh to allow passwords from a certain user, but deny using passwords for everybody else? Basically I want to allow password auth for user justin but everybody else must use public ...
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How to configure Centos 5.3 using OpenLDAP to store and serve SSH public keys?

I want to be able to manage all my users logins via OpenLDAP. I am using Centos 5.3, OpenSSH 4.3p2-42 and OpenLDAP 2.3.43. I have installed GOsa2. Is there a GOsa plugin to manage the SSH keys in ...
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Add multiple SSH keys to a new server

I know I can do the following to copy an SSH key ssh-copy-id user@server.com but when I deploy a new server, I need to authorize multiple SSH keys to it. Is there anyway to make life easier for ...
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How to change a SSH host key?

I cloned a server and so they've the same RSA key fingerprint. It seems to be defined in /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.pub. What is the correct way to change that? Thanks.
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Are there any security benefits to deploying custom SSH DH groups to client-only systems?

One suggested mitigative strategy against Logjam-related attacks on SSH is to generate custom SSH Diffie-Hellman groups using something like (the below being for OpenSSH) ssh-keygen -G ...
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Why is SSH password authentication a security risk?

Most guides for OpenSSH configuration advise to disable password authentication in favor of key-based authentication. But in my opinion password authentication has a significant advantage: an ability ...
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Connecting AWS from Windows. Error: Using username “ec2-user”. Server refused our key

I am connecting AWS EC2 using Putty from Windows 8, I followed all steps mentioned on this page of conversion of .pem to .ppk and have loaded .ppk in Putty. Putty Configurations: Host Address: ...
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To generate key for AWS server using ssh-keygen from .pem for PuTTY

AWS gave me a private key in the format of .pem. I am trying to use it with PuTTY but failed and I read I need to generate a key with PuTTYgen but PuTTYgen is only for Windows. So I am trying to use ...
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How to disable ALL authentication in sshd? [closed]

Here's a question that I have found absolutely no answers for: how can you configure sshd so that anybody can freely SSH into the box without password or key authentication? The objective is to allow ...
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Trying to SSH in to remote computer but still asking for password

Trying to SSH in to remote computer but still asking for password. I have a number of computers running SElinux and only one of them is giving me a hard time using ssh without the password. I did ...
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Is it possible to authenticate to Sonatype Nexus via ssh keys

Is it possible to authenticate to Sonatype Nexus via ssh keys or any other method that does not require user password in maven settings.xml? I know there are user generated tokens in Sonatype Nexus ...
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Using ssh key pair authentication and disabling ssh password authentication - what happens if private key lost?

I'm configuring my first server on Linode and going through their set up tutorials. In their Securing Your Server tutorial, it recommends using ssh key pair authentication and disabling password ...
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AuthorizedKeysFile line commented out but still seems to work

I'm setting up a server on Linode and following their Securing Your Server guide. They recommend setting up ssh key pair authentication. I have already uploaded my public key to server and the key ...
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password-less ssh works to connect to one user on a remote machine but not another

The remote server is running CentOS 5.5. I have created an rsa key from my client server, and copied it into /home/hadoop/.ssh/authorized_keys. This worked fine - I can ssh to hadoop@remoteserver ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - rsync corrupting SSH configs/keys?

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 servers S1 (user root) and S2 (user dataman). S1 is responsible for handling file uploads and transferring backups to S2. On S1 I am using PubKey authentication to S2 for ...
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why does having ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub cause GUI dialog asking for SSH password even though SSH_ASKPASS is empty?

How the problem started For some reason I did not have my id_rsa.pub file in ~/.ssh. So I copied it off one of my servers to ~/.ssh/ on my machine... so that I have it, so I can copy it to servers ...
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ssh-copy-id - permission denied (publickey) [closed]

I want to set up ssh tunnel to the mysql server which is in computer which has virtual machine. Also the tunnel has to work if the machine is restarted. So lets say A is computer with linux software. ...
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Is rbash secure if user login and ssh passwords are disabled?

I've got a server that I want to use as an SSH gateway for remote and local port forwarding. I don't want arbitrary commands to be able to be executed on it, only my scripts. I keep reading about how ...
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How to run php exec for nested scripting on remote machines?

I originally asked this question stackEx, and realized it was a much better fit here. I'm trying to automate the deployment of services on a cluster of hosts from a web-server. I've evoked the php ...
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SSH key rejected by google compute engine instance

I generated my ssh key through the google sdk shell, then i went to put my key in FileZilla and connect to my google compute engine instance and it wont accept my key. How do i fix this?
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deploy ssh key from master to minion via salt pillars

I have two ssh keys that I'm trying to deploy to one of my minions.But I cant seem to get it to deploy.It errors out....Here is the init.sls in pillars.... /xxx/yyy/zzz/id_rsa: file.managed: - ...
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How to configure SSH host keys in cloudformation template?

I'm trying to configure an EC2 with known SSH host keys on boot using cloud-init in a cloudformation template. But now I can't SSH into the server. It's tricky to debug :-) Here's the userdata part ...
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Is there an equivalent to ssh-copy-id for Windows?

Is there any equivalent or port of ssh-copy-id available for Windows? That is, is there an easy way to transfer SSH keys from a local machine to a remote server under Windows? In case it helps, I'm ...
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SSH timeout issues not consistent

I am not sure if anyone else have had issues with SSH timeout I setup a FRESH install of CentOS 6.5 minimal without touching the SSH congfig at all and when i log into it via SSH using putty..it ...
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Server connects without passphrase via putty but asks for passphrase from the native command line?

I am trying to connect to an EC2 instance and it has a .ppk security key. I am not an expert on server frankly and I am still try to figure things out by trail and error. I usually connect to my ...
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sshd: logging client's public key

I need to run an SSH server and log the IP & public key of any client that attempts to connect (without actually granting access). The use case is this: I deploy this web app to a remote host ...
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SSH: Safe for client to host private RSA key?

Is it safe to generate a public/private key pair on the server, add the public key to the authorized_keys list, and then copy the private key to each client, as described here ...
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SSH key authentication not working

I've a server running Ubuntu 10.04 (as a VM) to which I can't connect using ssh key authentication without being asked for the password. I've read a lot before posting but I really don't know what I'm ...
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ssh command line specify server host key fingerprint

Using ssh command line (OpenSSH), can I specify the server's host key fingerprint? This is possible with winscp.com using (e.g.) -hostkey="ssh-rsa 2048 AA:BB:CC...etc I have read the man page a ...
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Determine which key is successfully used for authentication with AuthorizedKeyCommands

As of OpenSSH 6.2, the option to use an external program for key pair based authentication is available with AuthorizedKeysCommand. According to the sshd_config man page, this program should return ...
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Unable to ssh to GCE Permission denied (publickey)

I created a VM via bitnami in Google Compute Engine. Previously I was able to ssh via the bitnami web interface. I tried to ssh via terminal on my Mac but kept getting the Permission denied ...
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Any point using Denyhosts for SSH when only RSA key logins are allowed anyway?

Right, so if I can only SSH into my box by having the appropriate RSA keys configured, is there any point in using Denyhosts for SSH as well? Or is Denyhosts only looking at keyboard-interactive / ...
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SSH with DSA 2048 bits key

I need to set up secure connection through ssh keys, prerequisites are : DSA type number of bits : 2048 Passphrase : yes On my Linux I can't create this kind of key, the man says : DSA keys ...
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GitLab push not possible and always results in asking for git-user password [closed]

I have a problem with GitLab. Everything is fine, but I can't push. It is asking me all the time the password of the user git. Is it a problem, that I first installed the Omnibus package and then ...
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SSH Public Key Format

I have a public key in the format: ---- BEGIN SSH2 PUBLIC KEY ---- Comment: "somename-20060227" AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABJQAAAIBmhLUTJiP[and so on]== ---- END SSH2 PUBLIC KEY ---- Usually I see keys ...
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Adding an SSH public key to a new account without enabling password authentication

On a SSH server, I have the following (truncated) configuration: PubkeyAuthentication yes PasswordAuthentication yes On my client, I have a key pair, and have added my public key on the server ...
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Creating SSH key on Jenkins Master - Centos Yum Install

I have installed Jenkins on a Centos VM as I am looking at replacing Bamboo, I have it all up and running by following the install instructions. That went fine, I then wanted to spin up a Slave, I ...
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Passwordless ssh into the same machine

OK, I know the basics of how to set up passwordless ssh: create a keypair using ssh-keygen then add the public key from id_dsa.pub into the host's .ssh/authorized_keys. So for two different machines ...