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Regularising ssh-ed25519

June 28, 2015, 5:30 pm

I've written an Internet-Draft describing how to use Ed25519 in SSH and formally allocating the name ssh-ed25519 for it: The primary purp... Read more »

recover "currently used" sshd_config file from running sshd proce...

June 22, 2015, 10:43 am

Hi My sshd_config file has been hosed. I know if I send sshd a SIGHUP it will re-read it. But first I need to re-create the config file. Sadly the backup that would have included the valid sshd_c... Read more »

Article: Clearmanage to monitor encrypted channels with SSH Communications ...

May 9, 2015, 5:01 pm

Clearmanage to monitor encrypted channels with SSH Communications Security URL: Read more »

Article: SSH Communications Security partners with Fujitsu SSL

May 9, 2015, 5:00 pm

SSH Communications Security partners with Fujitsu SSL URL: Read more »

How to determine the state of an ssh tunnel?

May 7, 2015, 7:42 pm

I have a tunnel set up by autossh from machine A to machine B. It works well. However, on machine B I would like to know the state of that tunnel. For example when A is shut off, often I can still... Read more »

PLink compatibility

April 30, 2015, 3:08 pm

I have a client that needs a dual authentication connection. They are currently using Juno Pulse, but it is too restrictive for our needs. PLink allows us to create a much smaller tunnel, that does... Read more »

PuTTY local proxy command, reverse tunnel broken

April 21, 2015, 1:50 am

Hi I don't think this is expected behaviour - at least it doesn't seem to me t o be very useful. I'm using PuTTY v0.64 on Win7 32-bit. I've setup a proxy command to connect to a remote server. W... Read more »

question about TLS cryptosuite and x.509 fields

April 11, 2015, 3:58 am

I am trying to understand the relationship between parameters in the tls cryptosuite and fields in x.509. from rfc3279 (x.509) -Signature Algorithms (section 2.2) -Subject Public Key Algorith... Read more »

I bet some folks out here are familiar with Google Authentication?

April 4, 2015, 3:54 am

After a long search, I located what appears to be the solution to my problem. I am trying to copy files between Google Storage (and/or Google Drive) and Linux, using CLI. Found CyberDuck: ... Read more »

tcp resets sent without apparent reason?

March 15, 2015, 4:29 pm

Hi, I use putty & winscp to connect from my windows laptop to a debian server i n my home. Several weeks ago I started getting frequent problems where the connection was reset. My putty session w... Read more »

Where is SSH_CLIENT documented?

March 13, 2015, 2:01 pm

Hi, I see SSH_CLIENT mentioned here. But I don't find where it is documented in the ssh manpage. Does anybody know where it is in the offic... Read more »

Can we connect to any remote open ports

March 12, 2015, 5:41 pm

when we use nmap or netcat e.g. to scan remote computers, knowing some ports are open for instance 80, ftp, 8080, ssh and so on. Can we login in to any remote ports? If we find an remote open port w... Read more »

SSH public key auth failures after Mac upgrade

March 10, 2015, 9:53 pm

Some help from an OpenSSH wizard would be much appreciated. I've provided config info and logs. Let me know if you need any other info. --- Synopsis --- Public key authentication doesn't work f... Read more »

environment variable

March 1, 2015, 10:23 am

Hi, I'm trying to pass a environment variable with putty in my session but don't works. I've created in the dialog box environment variable and I have PermitUserEnvironment to yes in sshd config but... Read more »

PuTTY 0.64 is released

February 28, 2015, 9:14 am

PuTTY version 0.64 is released ------------------------------ All the pre-built binaries, and the source code, are now available from the PuTTY website at Read more » deploy keis for individual products on a jenkins or gforge serv...

February 19, 2015, 2:41 am

Hi, folks! It's been years since I was active on I still do backpor ts of OpenSSH builds for current RHEL builds over at del/nkadel-openssh-portable, and ... Read more »

Pros and Cons of using sftp-server as shell vs other methods of restricting...

February 4, 2015, 1:35 pm

Please advise on the pros and cons of using sftp-server as a shell. Chiefly is there a downside or negative security implication of using sftp- server as a user shell to restrict access to sftp and... Read more »

ssh tunnel misbehaving.

January 13, 2015, 9:34 pm

I am setting up an ssh tunnel from one machine (let me call it A) to antoher machine B. On A I run autossh autossh -M0 -R 8022:localhost:22 B The connection appears to be made (autossh keeps runni... Read more »

sshd dies if wrong line in /etc/ssh/sshd_config

December 27, 2014, 11:16 pm

I have a couple of invalid lines in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. (in one a bad script inserted a s= line into that file, and in another a Match Address list was preceeded by a comma (Match ... Read more »

Inadequate replacement for tcpwrapper

December 26, 2014, 8:04 am

openssh has gotten rid of tcpwrapper. The claim seems to be that Match Address is an adequate replacement for hosts.allow In at least one are it is not. Hosts.allow reads the permissionf from top... Read more »

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No option for saved sessions in pageant

I have ran into a peculiar issue with Pageant not detecting any sessions i have set up in putty. When right clicking on pageant its only options is view/add keys about and exit. No option for saved s... Read more »


PuTTY version 0.61 is released

PuTTY version 0.61 is released ------------------------------ All the pre-built binaries, and the source code, are now available from the PuTTY website at Read more »


reverse ssh - why connection refused?

I shall maintain the linux server of a relative which has a internet connection through a gsm router. This router is unable to open incoming ports that's why I try to establish a reverse SSH tunnel... Read more »


DatacenterManager is SSH Heaven!

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Rename files with scp?

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 I'm trying to develop an application where remote sites can scp files into a directory on my system and I pick them up for processing. I'd like to scp ... Read more »