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sshd: fatal: Unable to negotiate a key exchange method [preauth]


September 1, 2015, 9:56 pm

I'm getting a bunch of these in the logs as we have removed some unnecessary KexAlgorithms, Ciphers, and MACs - which is fine. The problem is I can't seem to get the IP address in the same log line.... Read more »

Log-in Failures and requirements for PubkeyAuthentication


August 26, 2015, 4:44 am

I'm trying to configure an OpenSSH 7.1p server on OS X 10.5 (Leopard) to us e only PubkeyAuthentication. The server was built with `--without-ssh1`. Th e configuration is partially successful. I ca... Read more »

openssl & openssh broken on old legacy Red Hat


August 25, 2015, 8:35 pm

OpenSSL 0.9.8y 5 Feb 2013 installed in /usr/local/ssl openssh-6.7p1 configure --with-ssl-dir=/usr/local/ssl/include/ checking OpenSSL header version... 0090819f (OpenSSL 0.9.8y 5 Feb 2013) chec... Read more »

How to instruct SSHD to use its absolute path when forking?


August 23, 2015, 5:56 pm

I'm having troubles with an updated OpenSSH server installed in `--prefix =/usr/local`. SSHD's path is `/usr/local/sbin/sshd`. When the server rece ives a connection, the connection fails. The cli... Read more »

PuTTY Keys and Signatures


August 22, 2015, 11:24 pm

Hi comp.security.ssh, I need to use PuTTY, but it's all new to me. Because I have Windows comput ers and have heard of RSA, I've downloaded the PuTTY Windows installer exec utable (http://the.ear... Read more »

OpenSSH ipv6 tunnel hangs


August 5, 2015, 8:13 am

Hello, I use OpenSSH 6.9 on Linux/Gentoo (tested with both kernel 3.16.5 and 4.0.5) for managing ipv6 vpn tunnels. Since few days, some SSH tunnels hangs with message: Aug 5 10:05:25 vpn01 sshd[3... Read more »

PuTTY 0.65 is released


July 25, 2015, 11:08 am

PuTTY version 0.65 is released ------------------------------ All the pre-built binaries, and the source code, are now available from the PuTTY website at http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~s... Read more »

PAM_TEXT_INFO and PAM_ERROR_MSG with ssh


July 23, 2015, 3:00 pm

Hi, I can only assume there is a very good reason why PAM messages of the above classes only get output by SSH AFTER the PAM auth stack has been finalized. I have found discussion of this topic a... Read more »

[CM] POODLE has friends - a look at other vulns


July 15, 2015, 7:36 am

From the «down, boy. sit.» department: Title: The POODLE has friends Author: Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:58:05 -0400 Link: https://vivaldi.net/en-US/blogs/entry/the-poodle-has-friends Comments[1... Read more »

Can another user own authorized_keys?


July 13, 2015, 8:59 pm

On a server I administer, I trust user peter, and put him in charge of maintaining paul's authorized_keys: total 24 -rw-r--r-- 1 peter peter 10467 Jul 11 01:55 authorized_keys ssh protests, Authen... Read more »

PuTTY Telnet and Plink


July 9, 2015, 11:08 pm

I can successfully run a Telnet connection using the PuTTY GUI with the Host Name 10.1.0.102, Port 4001, and Connection type set to Telnet. The response to queries like frq? and tmp? are immediate. ... Read more »

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: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-bjh21-ssh-ed25519/ 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: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/14/idUSFWN0XB01Q20150414 Read more »

Article: SSH Communications Security partners with Fujitsu SSL


May 9, 2015, 5:00 pm

SSH Communications Security partners with Fujitsu SSL URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/13/idUSFWN0X80TC20150413 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 »

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PAM_TEXT_INFO and PAM_ERROR_MSG with ssh


Hi, I can only assume there is a very good reason why PAM messages of the above classes only get output by SSH AFTER the PAM auth stack has been finalized. I have found discussion of this topic a... 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 »

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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 »

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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 http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtat... Read more »

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DatacenterManager is SSH Heaven!


You've got to check out this Awesome java tool: http://java-apps.org/content/show.php/DatacenterManager?content=144298 Read more »

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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 »