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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 »

Limit to Match Address Line?

December 25, 2014, 7:44 pm

Now that openssh has stopped supporting hosts.allow, is there any limit to the number of addresses or characters in a Match Address line in /etc/ssh/sshd_config? There is a limit to the line length... Read more »

ssh hang well before authentication (wireless ISP)

December 24, 2014, 7:17 pm

I recently switched to a wireless ISP provider and find I am unable now to establish outbound ssh connections. Here is the output of 'ssh -vvv': OpenSSH_6.4, OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013 debug1... Read more »

Strange SSH Behavior

December 24, 2014, 1:34 am

I have an Ubuntu server running 14.04.1 LTS. I also have several Windows machines running Putty. They all work exactly as expected. I recently loaded a Dell E6400 laptop with Ubuntu desktop 14.0... Read more »

Tectia SSH only one forwarded session

December 19, 2014, 10:21 am

Hello All, We use Tectia SSH to access the DMZ machines (Solaris 10). Authentication u ses pkcs#11 cert on smartcard in the local Windows PC. First login goes to so-called jumphost, from where an... Read more »

SSH Bad Packet Length - Key Exchange ????

December 10, 2014, 3:02 am

I am trying to connect to a device that appears to have SSH installed on it. However, when I try to make a connection to it using Putty, it hangs and then aborts with no output shown on the scre... Read more »

chaining AUTH methods -- adding GoogleAuthenticator 2nd Factor to pubkey au...

December 7, 2014, 10:37 pm

I have sshd server sshd -V ... OpenSSH_6.7p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1j 15 Oct 2014 ... running on linux/64 with cat sshd_config ... PubkeyAuthentication yes PasswordAuth... Read more »

PSCP does not copy file - "Cannot create file"

November 22, 2014, 9:43 pm

Trying to backup config file from network box, but have no luck: -------------------------------------------------------------- C:>pscp.exe -scp -pw password -2 -v login@hostname:/tmp/system.cfg E... Read more »

sshd and lastlog (and/or last/wtmp)

November 17, 2014, 10:05 pm

Hi, I noticed that not all ssh connection are logged in /var/log/lastlog or /va r/log/wtmp. Only actual login, but not commands or sftp connections. If a u ser uses the command /bin/bash, as a sys... Read more »

ssh/ldap password authentcation fails after update

November 15, 2014, 1:36 am

Folks, On a server running Scientific Linux (a RHEL clone) 5.3, I updated the secu rity relevant packages (openssh, ldap, bind, ssl). Now ssh access with pass word authentication fails. Key authen... 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 »


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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 »