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Making an ssh alias vary inside & outside the LAN?

April 15, 2014, 10:06 am

I have a home server running ssh, svn, leafnode, &c. It has a fixed IP address on the LAN, & I have a dynamic IP service so I can always find it from outside. I'm currently using two different ss... Read more »

Question about the SSHv2.0 protocol specification

April 12, 2014, 11:57 am

I am reading the SSHv2.0 RFCs in order to gain a deeper understanding of the SSH foundations. I have come across something I am finding a bit intriguing; hopefully somebody well versed into the ... Read more »

Which ssh keys to use?

April 11, 2014, 10:46 am

Hi! If I looked in my sshd_config I see that we now have four host keys: HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key HostKey /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ecdsa_key HostKey /etc/ssh/... Read more »

How does it feel, being punk'd (Open SSL Heartbleed) by those of your own k...

April 10, 2014, 12:04 pm

Open SSL (aka heartbleed) was a likely DARPA/NSA/GCHQ thing to begin with, meaning that we've been punk'd from the very get-go. Read more »

Re: OpenSSL bug, is stunnel also compromised?

April 9, 2014, 4:26 am

Message-Id: : The openssl heartbleed bug is server-side and enables an attacker to read memory that potentially contains the secret key associated with the X.509 certificate the server presents. ... Read more »

Putty and multiple tunnels - increasing system process handle count dramati...

April 7, 2014, 3:25 am

Hi, I'm running Putty 0.63 on: Windows Vista business 32-Bit SP2 Core2Duo with 4GB RAM (Dell Laptop) I'm experiencing a problem with configuring tunnels. Every entry in the tun nel configuration... Read more »

Piping Output From plink to a file

April 3, 2014, 10:39 am

Is it possible to pipe output from a remote plink command to a local file? e.g. plink.exe user@host echo Hello > C:local_file.txt This doesn't seem to work even though I see the output in the term... Read more »

Going nuts with sshd Allow / Deny User

March 28, 2014, 3:18 pm

Want to Allow other then root anyone at any IP Deny bob NOT AT ANother way of saying it is I want to only allow bob to come in from one IP, anyone else can come in from anywhere. I... Read more »

Issue Telnet commands in very active console

March 27, 2014, 1:11 am

I am trying to issue commands to telnet. When I initially issue a simple co nnection command such as: telnet localhost 9300 I am immediately connected which is fantastic but the program connected ... Read more »

Bad Password - #010#012#015#177INCORRECT : ssh -> pam -> libpam_sqlit...

March 5, 2014, 1:49 pm

I want to configure secure shell access to a Linux machine where allowed us ers are stored in an sqlite3 database and not in the /etc/passwd, /etc/shad ow and /etc/group. I use PAM for user authent... Read more »

Using plink as local proxy

March 4, 2014, 3:02 pm

Say I have plink configured as a local proxy... plink -ssh proxy-host -nc target-host:22 The idea is to establish a SSH connection with proxy-host and replace that with an SSH connection with ... Read more »

PuTTY 0.63 issue

February 28, 2014, 12:08 pm

I have noticed that some file transfers using pscp from PuTTY 0.63 end up printing out the following diagnostic: Fatal: Received unexpected end-of-file from server However, the transfers are a... Read more »

Re: PuTTY: Server key initialization problem.

February 21, 2014, 11:22 pm

Charles, download and install latest putty and Voilá!! This is a bug in a old putty. Here is the same and works. -- Read more »

PuTTY Bug Report: received oclose for nonexistent channel

February 10, 2014, 3:01 am

Hi all, I have several Foscam IP Webcams (FI9821W v2). Access to this cam is tunnel ed through PuTTY. The tunnel is configured like local port 17015 => CAM_I P:17015. Whenever I try to move the c... Read more »

Forwarding access for group

January 8, 2014, 5:33 pm

Is it possible to allow a specific group forwarding access and have it otherwise disabled? I know you can allow/deny specific groups ssh access. I know you can turn on/off forwarding globally. But... Read more »

ssh2 on VMS error message

December 27, 2013, 9:51 am

I keep getting this error message when I run this command on VMS Itanium RX 6600 HO IA64 box - OpenVMS V8.3-1H1 this is the ssh version installed: --> ssh -v DSA101:[SYS0.SYSCOMMON.][SYSEXE]TCPI... Read more »

openSSH, cygwin, Win Server 2008 R2

December 4, 2013, 12:54 pm

I have installed openSSH and cygwin on Win server 2008 R2, and it works as expected. My problem is that I have a Windows program that only works when run by the real local Administrator, and no... Read more »

Putty disconnects with SSH2_MSG_CHANNEL_SUCCESS for nonexistant channel 0

December 2, 2013, 5:48 am

Hi, I'm using the last snapshot (downloaded today) and got that error after authentification (password or keys) if compression is enabled on the SSH Configuration section. Enabling compression seem... Read more »

Automate user/pass transmission?

November 25, 2013, 4:33 am

Hi newsgroup, I am trying to write a maintenance script which connects to a server via SSH and cleans up several files.. I know e.g. that you can transmit username and password of HTTP Auth like ht... Read more »

Which RFC to refer to for the setting up of AES/DES3 usage?

October 25, 2013, 7:06 am

Hello, RFC4253 does not explicitly state the protocol to set up the AES key. What happens after SSH_MSG_KEXDH_REPLY and the signed hash is verified? 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 »


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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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 »