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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 ...
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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 issues on centos

I'm trying to switch all of my servers to ssh key auth logins. I have it working with some servers but for what ever reason my new centos server is not working correctly. I am on windows and using ...
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GitLab push not possible and always results in asking for git-user password

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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Automating ssh-copy-id

I have some arbitrary number of servers with the same user/pass combination. I want to write a script (that I call once) so that ssh-copy-id user@myserver is called for each server. Since they ...
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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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Default ubuntu user deleted, unable to access EC2 Instance via SSH

This is my first foray into using EC2, and I created my first instance using an Amazon AMI running Ubuntu 12.04. I created a keypair and downloaded the .pem file to my local machine. I was able to ...
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How do I configure sshd on Debian to use Public Key Authentication?

I'm working on a (Debian) Dreamhost VPS, and it seems to want password-based authentication only: adding my RSA and DSA public keys to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys did not change the behavior of requiring a ...
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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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SSH failing to connect, No supported key exchange algorithms

There are numerous questions with the same title however none of the solutions apply to my issue. I get the following lines of error in my sshd log: Jan 6 21:57:55 <computer name> sshd[30103]: ...
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CoreOS / Docker “$ fleetctl satus my.service” - ssh: handshake failed

Digging in to CoreOS clusters with Docker and have come upon a SSH issue while trying to learn how to work with fleet. Deploying, running services etc goes well. SSH auth problem occure when executing ...
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gitolite git user asking for password with valid keys

My gitolite installation start to ask for password suddendly, I checked the /var/log/secure file and found this. sshd[9071]: User git not allowed because account is locked sshd[9072]: ...
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Is my private key safe if I use authenticaiton agent forwarding with the ssh -A option?

I love the option to connect to servers via SSH with the -A option, so I can use my private keys on the server. This lets me update git/svn repositories and connect to other servers without the need ...
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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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Instance created from shared snapshot gives Server refused our key error

I have created an instance from a shared snapshot from other aws account,following steps were done by me, 1.Share snapshot from other account. 2.copy it to my account. 3.create a volume from it ...
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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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Changing the passphrase of a puttygen private key in Windows

I have a private key in Windows, created by puttygen.exe. I used default options to save it, the tool automatically gave it a .ppk extension, and it looks like this: PuTTY-User-Key-File-2: ssh-rsa ...
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generating ssh-keys for a non root user with salt

I need to generate ssh-keys(public/private pair) for a user say helen. This user is already in all my salt minions. How do I generate ssh keys for this user from my salt master? For root user I ...
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Does Mac OS X Cache Private Keys for SSH?

I have SSH key-based authentication setup to connect to a remote server from my Macbook Air. The private key was originally stored in ~/.ssh/id_rsa, but I have since moved that file to a secure ...
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ssh key authentication - port other than 22 involved

I've noted this entry in auth.log Accepted publickey for myuser from ip_address port 51150 ssh2 That entry corresponds with my ssh-key-based login event. SSH is listening to default port - 22. ...
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how to connect to mongodb server via ssh tunnel

It was easy for me to connect to my remote mysql server on AWS using a sequelpro, however I'm struggling with doing the same thing with mongodb. I tried setting up an ssh tunnel via command line ...
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Is it possible to use key based auth AND interactive auth with SSH? [closed]

I'd like to use key based auth so I can SSH to linux systems without needing to specify a password and just worry about keeping the key file safe, but there's a chance that someone else (who that ...
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Enable root password on remote server

I'm playing around with ssh-with-rsa-key authorization instead of password authorization and because I'm not really clever I've locked password authorization for root(passwd -l root) on remote server. ...
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AWS connection error: Permission denied (publickey)

Sorry if this sounds redundant to you but trust me its not. I have tried almost majority of the links related to this problem but nothing is working for me so far. I even tried this article two. Below ...
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PAM: authentication error

I am trying to connect from Windows 7 Jenkins slave to a MacMini machine in one of the final build process of Jenkins build. This has been working for some time now till last nigh. There has been no ...
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What is the best way to distribute a rsa ssh key over a large amount of servers?

I know one way, running on a list of server like so: for server in $(cat server.list); do ssh-copy-id user@host done But I was wondering if there's a better way to do it? something automatic which ...
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One Unix account for several users on GitHub, how does it work?

When we create a repository on GitHub, we can always access it with the address "git@github.com:user/repo" but how does it work behind the scene? ...I mean, there is only one Unix account: "git" ...
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Why does my OpenSSH key fingerprint not match the AWS EC2 console keypair fingerprint?

When I import my OpenSSH public key into AWS EC2's keyring the fingerprint that AWS shows doesn't match what I see from: ssh-keygen -l -f my_key It is a different length and has different bytes. ...
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Add remote host to known_hosts file without prompt [duplicate]

I wrote some scripts and wish to add a remote host to my known_hosts file without any interaction. I can run a command like ssh -o "StrictHostKeyChecking no" root@10.x.x.x which will add the remote ...
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Auto accept rsa key fingerprint from command line

I've tried yes | ssh root@10.x.x.x to try to accept the RSA key fingerprint, but am still prompted if I'm sure I want to connect. Is there a way to make this automatic?
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How to auto login a .ssh server from a .ssh2 server?

I have a server A which ssh-keygen produce a .ssh2 direcotry and id_dsa_2048_a* files and a server B which ssh-keygen produce a .ssh directory and id_rsa* files and a server C like B How can auto ...
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Fabric used to work with ssh-keys, but not anymore

I have my ssh key set up correctly and I can ssh into the remote machine without password. However, my fabric deploy script which could authenticate automatically until a couple of hours ago, started ...
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Centralize way to prevent interactive logins

I have an Ubuntu server that is used for two primary purposes for my students: To hold on to files that students need to temporarily upload for my assessment (ie: I give them an input image, and ...
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Rsync + public key authentication security

I have read several articles how to automatically backup files with Rsync and public key authentication. All of them are very similar. I just finished setting up everything and everything works fine ...
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SSH_ORIGINAL_COMMAND variable not getting set

I am working with two servers, both of which run FreeBSD 8.4-RELEASE-p1 and OpenSSH_6.1p1. Both servers' ssh_config files, located in /etc/ssh, are identical. Both servers are configured to allow ...
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Ability to use SSH Key / PEM for web authentication in lieu of password protection?

I've been trying to figure out a way to lock down our dev site even more, and the idea came up that instead of using IP centric + Password protection, using something more akin to a PEM key, like I ...
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Disable ssh auth by keys

Usually all disable ssh login with password only. I'm asking about reverse situation. Does sshd_config allow to disable authentication with keys only?
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SSH aborts with Too many authentication failures

I'm attempting to run this simple provisioning script but I'm encountering errors when running vagrant up and then vagrant provision commands. I read that I needed to create a /etc/ansible/hosts file ...
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SCP transfer doesn't work and SSH ls freezes

I am trying to copy some file via ssh with a SSH-RSA public key. I've already accepted the host key in my server and viceversa so the keys are synchronized. Now I try to connect via SSH to the host ...
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Putting My RSA Public Key on RSA Key-Secured Server

Hello and thanks for reading, Basically, I'm taking over for someone on some system admin duties, learning as I go, but one problem I've run into is not having my public RSA key put onto a particular ...
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Where to safely store ssh private key? [closed]

I'm using ssh keys to log in some servers. My private keys hasn't a passphrase, but I'd like to store it in an encrypted online storage service. Is that safe? Are there any free available options? If ...
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git private server error: “Permission denied (publickey).”

I followed the instructions here in order to set up a private git server on my Amazon EC2 instance. However, I am having problems when trying to SSH into the git account. Specifically, I get the error ...
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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 ...
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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 do I import a RSA SSH key into GPG as the _primary_ private key?

I currently have a SSH key that I've used for a while and I'd like to start using GnuPG with a new keyring. However, given that I've used my key for ages, I would like to still use that key in GPG as ...
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SSH into EC2 with dynamic public IP address

Typically I set ssh aliases as follows: ssh -i ~/path/key.pem ubuntu@public-host-name.compute-x.amazonaws.com But with EC2 instances, the public-host-name changes whenever an instance is stopped and ...
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Public Key authentication fails while using the -i parameter on ssh command

I have to do public key based authentication on two Linux servers. Machine 2 (192.168.3.132) username: vfx_30 home dir: /home/vfx_30 ssh keys: /home/vfx_30/.ssh/id_rsa /home/vfx_30/.ssh/id_rsa.pub ...
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SSH using ssh_key from a different account

Is there a way for a user to ssh as a different user using ssh_keys? For example, i have host A B and C. User X SSHes from A to B as himself ( A -- as X --> B ) Now the user wants to SSH to C from ...
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Unable to SSH into EC2 instance

I've read through the existing answers to this topic, but I still can't seem to connect. I've created an AWS key and saved to my ~/.ssh folder. The command: ssh -i ~/.ssh/jdrake.pem ...
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Accept any SSH connection irrespective of client key

Imagine I'm setting up a honeypot, what would be the quickest way to setup SSHD to just accept any connection? and yes, this is really insecure, so please don't copy :-) Might be useful (put ...