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Explain the output of ~#

February 4, 2016, 7:06 pm

Hi, I'm working to uncover why my ssh sessions usually hang if I open any X pro grams (i.e. I've turned on X11 forwarding). This posting, https://groups.g!topic/ Read more »

Configure SSHD to bind to interface or MAC address?

January 30, 2016, 1:58 am

I have a small server with two NICs using DHCP (its multi-homed). eth0 is my control channel, and its where I want to bind SSHD to. eth1 is my interface used for bridging, and routing vm traffic thr... Read more »

No way of limiting the number of connections via ssh

January 20, 2016, 8:09 pm

Hi, it seems like it's not possible to restrict the maximum number of connections allowed through ssh. Does anyone knows better? Just to prevent: - MaxSessions does something different (see change... Read more »

openssh 6.6 disallows passwordless login if home directory allow group writ...

January 19, 2016, 9:07 pm

I am running openssh 6.6p1 on a Mageia 5 machine. For some reason my home directory got its mode changed to rwxrwx--- with group root. openssh then disallowed passwordless login to that machine (... Read more »

How to configure sshd to add network and keyboard entropy to /dev/random po...

January 14, 2016, 7:17 pm

I have a BeagleBone Black and use it for testing on real hardware (http://b and The hardware uses a Debian ARMHF image ( Read more »

SFTP Problem

January 13, 2016, 1:13 pm

I am setting up a secure FTP server using SFTP over ssh. It works using one client, but not another. All I ever get from the non-working client is Unknown socket error and nothing at all in any log... Read more »

PuTTY System Menu

January 8, 2016, 11:57 pm

Hi All, Does anyone know if it's possible to prevent PuTTY from showing the system menu. i.e when you left click in the top left corner of an already open PuTTY window, the context menu contains opt... Read more »

Plink timeout

January 3, 2016, 12:07 pm

Is it possible to change default timeout for plink.exe? Did not find related cmdline switch. L. Read more »

PuTTY, GSSAPI... and a CONNECT proxy

January 3, 2016, 11:33 am

As I understand it, PuTTY supports GSSAPI (as in: Kerberos) authentication when connecting to a remote SSH server for quite some time [1]. Now, my setup is that the remote can only be reached... Read more »

PSCP error: 'ssh_init: Network error: Cannot assign requested address'

November 9, 2015, 1:13 am

Hello All, I am using PSCP to transfer a file from a Linux server to a local directory on my Windows 7 machine. When I attempt to transfer the file using PSCP f rom the Windows command line, I i... Read more »

PuTTY 0.66 is released

November 7, 2015, 3:14 pm

PuTTY version 0.66 is released ------------------------------ All the pre-built binaries, and the source code, are now available from the PuTTY website at Read more »

Best way to combine ControlPersist and ProxyCommand?

September 12, 2015, 3:00 pm

Hi all, What's the best way to set up a persistent master connection, along with a proxy jump host? Ideally the persistent master would speed up connections t o machines behind the proxy, not jus... Read more »

replay putty log file

September 7, 2015, 4:46 pm

Hi, I'm looking all over Internet how to play Putty log with All session output enabled. Is there any tool for that? Read more »

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, 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 Read more »

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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 »


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 »


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 »


DatacenterManager is SSH Heaven!

You've got to check out this Awesome java tool: Read more »


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 »