A network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked devices

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SSH to localhost on OS X Mountain Lion fails with invalid password (after reinstall & migration)

After reinstalling OS X, then migrating my account over via Time Machine, I cannot ssh to localhost. It asks me for a password, but doesn't take my actual user's password. I tried setting up a ...
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How to setup a ssh tunnel that works with P2P and filtered http from OS X to a linux machine over SSH?

I do have a linux machine (Ubuntu) which has no filters and a client machine which is behind a firewall that have even web traffic filtering. I can properly establish SSH connections from the client ...
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Can't SSH access iPad

Once some time ago, I had SSH access to my iPad (3rd generation running iOS 5.1.1) and had changed the root password successfully. Now however, I can no longer access it via SSH. I have gone back ...
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ssh fails: image not found [preauth]

When I try to SSH to my computer, ssh fails with this error: Mothership:~ kuyan$ ssh kuyan@localhost Connection closed by ::1 This also happens when I attempt to SSH to my user from another ...
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Can anybody give me the original ssh.plist file for OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)?

I try to modify my ssh.plist file, but as a noob, I erased my backup file by modified one :-( I am looking for the content of the original file from the install. Can anybody give it to me?
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Using SSH-LPR with Mac?

I'm looking for a way to add a printer to my MacBook that prints using the lpr command on a remote server. I have passwordless logins set up, and I found a script that appears to do what I need it to: ...
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SSH to a device that connects to the internet via shared LAN

I have a Raspberry Pi connected to my Macbook Pro with a LAN cable. The network from my Mac is shared with the Raspberry Pi through this cable. Is it possible to ssh from my Mac to the Raspberry Pi ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed

In university I normally SSH into the CS server. However today I keep getting the following error: ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host. SSHing with -v flags gives me the ...
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terminal ask for ssh passphrase every time

I'm relatively new in the Mac world, and right now I'm having a problem with Terminal. Every time I open Terminal (new tab or new window) I have to insert the SSH pass phrase. Why? How can I ...
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What causes chmod to not work on an ssh file in OSX?

I am trying to mount private keys from USB stick. OSx does not allow me to change their permissions, why? How can I change them? In other words, how can I add private keys from random USB stick to ...
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Can I prevent a remote Mac from entering sleep via a remote ssh connection?

Since I upgraded to Mountain Lion, i've the feeling my Mac (early 2008 iMac) goes to sleep randomly when i'm connected through SSH. It's there a way I can prevent my Mac to go to sleep when i'm ...
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PuTTY Equivalent for Mac

Is there a good PuTTY (free telnet / ssh client) equivalent for OS X? I know that I can just use terminal and an ssh command, but I want some sort of application that will store connection info, ...
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Rebooting a headless Mac Mini

I have an old Mac Mini on which I installed Ubuntu to be used as a test server. I completely formatted the hard disk before installing ubuntu, installation went fine and everything is working; so far ...
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What's a good SSH tunneling client for ios?

I need a solution that will work without jailbreaking. On Linux and on OSX, I use ssh on the command-line to open ssh tunnels so I can run client-server applications securely. I need to do the ...
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Cannot use ssh/ping domain name after connecting to openvpn

I've got two macs, both on the same network, both using Tunnelblick to connect to vpn. Both with same settings. Both connect fine and both have the same settings for DNS and search domain applied ...
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How can I ssh mount an Ubuntu server's filesystem?

I posted this question on Stack Overflow, and the one response mentioned, "I guess from your mention of opendiff that you're using Mac OS. The recommended way to get sshfs on Mac OS used to be ...
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How to auto-create mount points in /Volume with sshfs

I believe the title says it all, but anyways: I would like to recreate the OSX behaviour of auto-creating mount points in /Volumes with sshfs mounting remote folders and auto-deleting these mount ...
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How to run Excel on headless Mac?

I'd like to run applescript to control Excel on a headless Mac. I want to do it from the command line via ssh, and I cannot - there is no display to run applescript on, so osascript throws an error. ...
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Screen sharing MacBook-pro to iMac

I wonder if there is someway of sharing the screen on my macbook pro (which stands on the right of my iMac) to the iMac, so that I can use the same keyboard and mouse for both computers. I believe ...
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Sshfs or its substitute in Apple products?

I instructs my Apple friend to get Sshfs, i.e. to mount an outside target, to home -directory but he cannot find sshfs for Mac. Dose there exist some substitute or some Apple-compiled version for ...
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SSH to sleeping MacBook

If my MacBook (2011 MBA) is sleeping (with the lid closed) is it possible to connect to it via SSH?
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How to change Security Policy for a non-app program (ssh)?

GateKeeper seems to have started blocking aspects of ssh... Can I edit the System Policy database (/var/db/SystemPolicy) to allow ssh to run properly? This started happening (a few days) after I ...
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Dvorak Keyboard Shortcuts Over iSSH on iPad 3 and Microsoft Mobile Keyboard 5000

Edit: Solution -- Installed Prompt by Panic. Worked out of the box and is generally more straight forward. If you're just interested in a straight SSH client, save yourself $10 and download Prompt. If ...
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OS X Keychain keeps prompting me for my SSH passphrase even though I save it (OS X 10.6.8) [duplicate]

Every time I log in to a remote server with SSH, OS X keychain prompts me to remember the SSH passphrase. I type in the passphrase and check the box to remember it. I then connect ok to the server but ...
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Remember Kerberos tickets after reboot

I need to use Kerberos to connect to my network at work. The built-in kinit and ssh in Lion work fine for me. However, I need to get a new ticket and re-enter my password every time I restart the ...
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Adding public key of iOS Prompt app to authorized_keys

How do I get the public key for Panic's Prompt app to setup auto-login to my Mac? I have disabled the option to login with a password over ssh as that would be a security risk. I have tried copying ...
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Backing up iPhoto pictures and folders from the command-line

I'd like to install a new OS X on a MacBook and I'd like to know what needs to be done to backup only the iPhoto pictures. I definitely do not want to backup the entire /Users/Cedric/ directory. All ...
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Different remote SSH access password than user account password

Is it possible to have a different password for SSH access than your user password. I would like to have a strong password for remote SSH/SFTP access, while having a password that is fast to type on ...
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How to upgrade the ssh program on OS X 10.6.8?

I would prefer to do this through the command line rather than downloading Macports. Any help appreciated.
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X11 Forwarding with my Entire Screen

I am able to ssh to my Linux computer which is on the same network as my Mac. From the Linux machine, I can ssh to my Macbook. I am currently at work and I want to forward my Mac's display to the ...
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What is the format I should write the command to SSH into Linux VPS?

I am trying to use SSH and log in from the terminal into a Linux VPS. I have tried a few variations around the following: ssh [user]@[hostname].[my.ip.address.xx]:22 and keep getting: ssh: Could ...
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Running a command via SSH on the Mac causes exception; works fine when directly connected

I am trying to sign some code for an application. I can log into my Mac (Mountain Lion) and do this easily: codesign -s "Developer ID Application: My Name" -f /path/to/appfile/mounted/elsewhere.app ...
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Enable ssh-key-only login to my Mac for 1 user

I have a Macbook Air that I would like to allow remote SSH access to without a password. I have created a user called remotepair that I have logged into and verified I can used the Mac with. I have ...
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Reverse SSH tunnel on the iPad

Is is possible to set up a reverse SSH tunnel on an iPad? I'd like to be to do basic nmap TCP scans and use some other tools that the iPad doesn't have on remote networks. So my idea is after I've ...
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Authentication fails in Remote Desktop following 10.8 client upgrade

Following an update to Mountain Lion on my client machine where I have Apple's Remote Desktop running, attempts to control other remote machines still running Lion fail with "authentication failed" ...
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How can I access a remote machine via SSH from behind a proxy?

I’m trying to connect to a Linux machine via SSH. The problem is that my Mac is in a different network, behind a proxy that routes HTTP and HTTPS through port 80. How can I access the Linux machine ...
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How to get a “modern” emacs that runs in a terminal on os x lion?

I just installed Prompt on my iPad so I could possiby do some real work on my iMac via ssh. so far Mutt and Vim and emacs seemto work responsively enough for me. I've made a few tries at emacs ...
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Can't find sshd process

Using PuTTY on my Windows laptop, I am able to ssh into my Mac desktop, but once I've logged in, I can't find any sshd process running on the Mac. E.g. running the following right after ssh-ing into ...
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Reset my Macs password? I still have SSH access

I recently changed my password and promptly forgot it :P What is the best option for resetting it? I can still access the mac via SSH (ssh key auth method), can I do anything with that?
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Mounting a remote SCP or SFTP share on Mac

I use Fuse4X and ForkLift to mount a remote directory (a dev server). I use PHPStorm to open projects and source (/Volumes/dev/project_path), but sometimes it happens that Forklift freezes (in ...
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Mac OSX and enabling user root

All I am running OSX 10.6.8 I have enabled root login through Directory Utility. I have assigned a password. I get an error when I try to ssh root@localhost. ssh -v root@localhost OpenSSH_5.2p1, ...
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Slow typing on iPad

I am using: iPad 3 Prompt (SSH app) There is about a half-second to 1 second lag between pressing a key and displaying on the screen. This happens even if I use an exernal Bluetooth keyboard ...
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Is it possible to access a Mac via SSH without administrator access?

I want to be able to SSH into my Mac, but it's disabled in System Preferences (Sharing --> Remote Connections, I believe). The administrator disabled this, and I'm looking for a way to re-enable it ...
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Is there a GUI SSH client for OS X?

I know that SSH from the command line is easy enough, but would like to give my students that use OS X a GUI option. Is there a PuTTY equivalent for the Mac?
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Firewall denies sshd-keygen-wrapper despite configuration

After upgrading to Lion, I cannot connect via SSH. I get a timeout: $ ssh -o ConnectTimeout=5 not.my.actual.hostname ssh: connect to host not.my.actual.hostname port 22: Operation timed out In ...
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SSH, passphrases, keychains, Could not open a connection to your authentication agent

I will be very surprised if anyone has the answer to this. I have googled for a long time but no luck. As an iOS developer who will shortly be welcoming a new team member I want to set up a ...
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SSH stops at 'SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received'

When I attempt to SSH to anything from my iMac (SSH, git, etc.), SSH freezes at debug1: SSH2_MSG_SERVICE_ACCEPT received. This only happens on my account; I created a new account as a test and ...
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Is it possible to access an iPhone over SSH on 3G?

I am trying to see if I can SSH to my iPhone using the 3G network. So, given my IP, I am trying to make contact through SSH, using the defined port (which is no longer 22, I changed it). It all works ...
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How to ssh to remote web server without using a password

I'm new to OS X. As per title, I'm having trouble connecting to my web server through SSH. My server accepts keys and we don't use passwords. I've come from windows, and on windows I used PuTTY to ...
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How to prevent warnings like No xauth data when doing ssh from OS X to other machines?

I get Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding. when I do ssh to other machines from my OS X machine which has X-server installed. echo $DISPLAY returns something ...