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

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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 ...
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How can I permanently add my SSH private key to Keychain so it is automatically available to ssh?

It seems that ssh-add -K ~/.ssh/id_rsa will load your key but will ask for the password each time you reboot. I am looking for a solution that would not require me to re-enter the key password ...
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Change Mac mini server name

When I log out of my Mac mini server using Terminal it says: Connection to www.kannhost.co.uk closed. (www.kannhost.co.uk is one of the domains that I host and have set up using vhosts.php) How ...
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How to ssh from iPad with external keyboard and Emacs?

I am thinking about retiring my portable for an iPad + keyboard. (With Amazon/Linode/etc as server.) I tried the iSSH app and ran Emacs in a terminal (not X Windows), using the Apple external ...
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How to configure and use multiple ssh RSA keys with Keychain help

I am looking for a solution that would automatically load multiple RSA keys at login, some of them having passwords stored in the Keychain. Example: first keys would be obviously in ~/.ssh/id_rsa and ...
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Key Verification Failed!

I was sshing into my iPhone, and I added an app from my computer. Then I switched computers and was going to fix something in it, and it gave me a semi-disconcerting error message... ...
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Getting notified when someone logs into a server using SSH or Remote Desktop

I have a mac mini server running OS X Lion Server 10.7.3. It pretty much runs unattended without problems. However, the server is under constant "attack" according to the logs. The firewall and ...
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Does SSH on Mac keep a local cache of data?

If I'm say, editing a file in VIM, the state of the remote machine needs to be sent to my Mac. I know that browsers cache images and such. Does SSH do the same? Are there any programs for Mac that do ...
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How to restart sshd in OSX Lion?

I have configured ssh keys for github. I have multiple ssh keys configured already. I need to add new ssh keys for bitbucket. But it does not seem to be working. How do i restart sshd in OSX Lion?
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How do I restore a previous version of my ssh keypair files?

I was following the Github tutorial and I generated a new SSH key pair. But now when I'm online, Google keeps throwing up SSL errors (and so does everywhere else with SSL, for that matter). What ...
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ssh terminal window closes immediately when opened

I am seeing some odd behavior when using the Terminal app to open an ssh window to a remote machine. I normally connect to many different Linux servers from my MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.7.3, ...
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Create a remote only user in OS X?

I'd like to create a user on OS X that has remote ssh login privileges where they can access a certain folder /path/to/the/goods/ and add/modify/delete files manually or via rsync while the rest of ...
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What's the best way to login to remote servers?

I'm currently logging in to a remote server by opening terminal, starting ssh-agent, adding a key, launching xterm and then connecting via ssh. What tools should I be using for this? I've looked at ...
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Is there a (free) graphical SSH file transfer client for Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X? I'm looking for an SSH client that includes drag and drop file transfer functionality. I'm aware of CyberDuck, but ...
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How can I mount a remote SSH folder on Mac?

I do not like SFTP client applications, like Cyberduck. I want to access the SSH folder as a local disk driver, where you can read/write/copy/paste files. I tried fuse4x+sshfs. It works but has a ...
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Remotely SSH to IP address in home network

I've got a device at home I want to SSH to from work. The device has port 22 open locally and I have port 22 opened on my AirPort Extreme. However, on the AirPort Extreme it says the open 22 port only ...
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How do I enable SSH server on startup through Terminal?

Curious as to how I can enable the sshd to start on startup solely using terminal. The GUI is great and everything but it doesn't go well with my bash scripts.