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Why is PermitLocalCommand set to 'no' by default?


August 18, 2016, 7:31 pm

Reading ssh_config manual, I discovered local commands and PermitLocalCommand being set to 'no' by default. Then I started to wonder how PermitLocalCommand set to 'yes' could be a security risk. 1.... Read more »

PuTTY Storing Host Keys in Windows Registry


August 16, 2016, 7:53 am

Hello, I have a question regarding PuTTY, which is stemming from a problem I am facing at the moment. I am writing a Python program using the modules paramiko and pysftp. These modules are lookin... Read more »

What is default mapping between Kerberos user principle instances and syste...


August 6, 2016, 6:48 am

I am looking for any information regarding Kerberos user principle instances. It's principles in format username/instance@REALM. Instance has different password from main account username@REALM. I ... Read more »

jakub.kotrla.net putty has trojans?


July 25, 2016, 11:47 pm

I had to rebuild my workstation over the weekend and went to snag a current copy of jakub kotrla's putty build. Firefox fought me tooth and nail to keep me from going there and downloading the zip... Read more »

Three hop socks proxy


June 20, 2016, 8:29 am

Hi All, I've got this: At home I have my windows laptop running mobaxterm (=cygwin). From windows I ssh into bastion1 (=solaris 5.8) From bastion1 I ssh to bastion2 (=solaris 5.10) From bastion2... Read more »

PuTTY/plink: Supplying public keys to second and subsequent hops on multiho...


June 15, 2016, 11:09 pm

I have been trying to set up a transparent multihop link through a bastion host to a destination in a remote network that does not accept connections from outside its ownnetwork. The intention is to... Read more »

Intsalling OpenSSH 7.2p2 server on SunOS 5.11 (Solaris 11.3)


June 10, 2016, 2:27 am

My apologies in advance if this has been asked and answered. I'm trying to update OpenSSH on Solaris 11.3. Oracle sells the updates. We are a free/open source project with no budget, so purchasing s... Read more »

Intermittent failure on remote ssh echo command with exist status 143 (aka ...


May 17, 2016, 3:29 pm

I use remote ssh echo command as heartbeat to probe remote server is alive. After days of running, I get an intermittent ssh exit status 143 (143 - 128 = 15 ) which is SIGTERM. The remote echo comma... Read more »

How to check forwardings


April 10, 2016, 11:31 am

Assume I have openedo shared connection to server, and I executed some ssh -O forward .... statements how can I see which ports are forwarded and where? KJ -- http://wolnelektury.pl/wesprzyj/t... Read more »

PuTTY 0.67 is released


March 5, 2016, 8:55 am

PuTTY version 0.67 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 »

Not signing in


February 17, 2016, 4:18 pm

I hope that someone can direct me to a solution. When I tried to login to p utty, it came up showing Fatal Error - connection time out. I tried and t ried to login and do password, but when putty s... Read more »

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 oogle.com/forum/#!topic/comp.security.ss... 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 eagleboard.org/BLACK and http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00K7EEX2U). The hardware uses a Debian ARMHF image (http://elinux.org... 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 »

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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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Intsalling OpenSSH 7.2p2 server on SunOS 5.11 (Solaris 11.3)


My apologies in advance if this has been asked and answered. I'm trying to update OpenSSH on Solaris 11.3. Oracle sells the updates. We are a free/open source project with no budget, so purchasing s... 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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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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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 »

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


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 »